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'Queen Alexandra' rose Description
'Queen Alexandra (hybrid multiflora, Veitch, 1901)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jedmar
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
10 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium pink.
Registration name: Queen Alexandra
Origin:
Bred by James Veitch (United Kingdom, 1901).
Introduced in Australia by C. H. Halstead in 1904 as 'Queen Alexandra'.
Class:
Hybrid Multiflora, Rambler.  
Bloom:
Deep pink to salmon-pink, white center, white reverse.  Small to medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Habit:
Climbing.  
Height of up to 16' 5" (up to 500 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Notes:
Different opinions on respective seed and pollen parents - see References.
Queen Alexandra wife of King Edward VII, was born on 1 December 1844 in Denmark. She died on 20 November 1921 at Sandringham House.
 
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