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'Alexandra - Princesse de Luxembourg ®' rose Description
'Alexandra - Princesse de Luxembourg ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of A Little Piece of Heaven. Tatiana Roses
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
40 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD-.  
Origin:
Bred by Tim Hermann Kordes (Germany, 2000).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2009 as 'Alexandra - Princesse de Luxembourg'.
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Pink, light pink outer petals.  Moderate, sweet fragrance.  100 to 120 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Arching, upright.  Semi-glossy, medium green, leathery foliage.  5 leaflets.  
Height of 28" to 4' (70 to 120 cm).  Width of up to 32" (up to 80 cm).
Growing:
Can be used for cut flower or garden.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 22,499  on  21 Feb 2012   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/925,246  on  14 Oct 2010
The new variety of rose plant of the present invention originated from a controlled crossing in a breeding program of two distinct parents during the summer of 2000. The crossing was between an unnamed seedling and another unnamed seedling.
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