'Princess Alexandra Renaissance' rose Description
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Hybrid Tea, Shrub. (Series: Renaissance ® Collection)
Deep pink to red. Strong fragrance. 20 to 30 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, ruffled bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy, upright. Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height: 31" to 4' (80 to 120cm). Width: 4' (120cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
Australia - Application No: 1999/373 on 1999 VIEW PBR PATENT
Canada - Patent No: 1166 on 17 May 2002
Application No: 98-1270 on 11 Mar 1998
Rights surrendered on June 7, 2011.
Trade name: Alexandra Renaissance
United States - Patent No: PP 12,999 on 24 Sep 2002 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 09/270,178 on 15 Mar 1999
Inventors: Olesen; L Pernille (DK-3480 Fredensborg, DK), Olesen; Mogens N. (DK-3480 Fredensborg, DK)
The present invention constitutes a new and distinct variety of garden rose plant which originated from a controlled crossing between `Margaret Merril` and unnamed seedling....`POULdra` was selected in the summer of 1988 by the inventors as a single plant from the aforementioned hybridization.
Poulsen Roser ApS
says the color of Alexandra Renaissance
is deep, hot pink to purple...
Princess Alexandra of Denmark was born on 30 June 1964.