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'Haddington' rose Description
'Haddington' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Dirk Rojahn
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
19 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Tea.
Origin:
Bred by Unknown (before 1829).
Class:
China / Bengale, Gallica / Provins, Tea.  
Bloom:
Purple, red edges.  Moderate fragrance.  Small to medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, button-eye, flat bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Habit:
Upright.  
Growing:
USDA zone 4b through 8b.  
Parentage:
Notes:
Older literature lists 'Haddington' as a purple china or tea. Is the gallica 'Haddington' at Sangerhausen a hybrid china, or just mislabeled?
Haddington, possibly Thomas Hamilton (1563-1637), Earl of Haddington, favorite of James VI of Scotland; or Haddington, county town of East Lothian, Scotland.
 
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