'Adam Rackles' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Mottisfont Abbey
Pink blend Tea.
Registration name: Adam Rackles
Exhibition name: Adam Rackles
Light pink, pink mottling. Mild fragrance. Very large, full (26-40 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy.
Height of up to 4' 11" (up to 150 cm).
Adam Rackles was a wine merchant and creator of an 'apple wine', Hamburg, Germany.
The rose grown under ‘Adam Rackles’ in Australia was brought to an open day at Huxley's Hilltop Nursery before 2002. It was a foundling, originally collected as an unknown at Hill Street, Daylesford, Victoria.