'Queen Alexandra Rose' Description
Photo courtesy of billy teabag
Rose-red, lemon-yellow shading, golden-yellow reverse, orange undertones, ages to deep pink . Moderate fragrance. Average diameter 5". Very large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy. Glossy foliage.
Height of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
Queen Alexandra wife of King Edward VII, was born on 1 December 1844 in Denmark. She died on 20 November 1921 at Sandringham House.