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'Prince Albert' rose Description
'Prince Albert (Hybrid Perpetual, Laffay, 1840)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Darrell
HMF Ratings:
10 favorite votes.  
Red blend Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Prince Albert (Hybrid Perpetual, Laffay, 1840)
Exhibition name: Prince Albert
Bred by Jean Laffay (France, 1840).
Hybrid Perpetual.  
Pink to dark purple, carmine-red shading. [Violet, deep pink edges, ages to purple .]  Colour of individual blooms are pink, crimson, dark purple or violet.  Strong fragrance.  Average diameter 2.25".  Medium, full (26-40 petals), cupped bloom form.  Occasional repeat later in the season.  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Pollen parent was an unknown damask perpetual.
Prince Albert (Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel Saxe-Coburg) was born 26 August 1819 in Bavaria, Germany. He died 14 December 1861 of typhoid fever at Windsor Castle. He is buried at Windsor.
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[Napoléon III is titled as the future emperor of the French.]
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