'Earl of Eldon' rose Description
Photo courtesy of CybeRose
Orange blend Noisette.
Registration name: Earl of Eldon
Copper - orange, purple shading. Strong fragrance. Large, semi-double to double, flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Vigorous.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
John Scott (June 4, 1751 Newcastle upon Tyne - January 13, 1838 London), 1st Earl of Eldon (from 1821), High Chancellor of Great Britain (1801-06, 1807-27)
his grandson, John Scott (December 10, 1805 - September 18, 1854), 2nd Earl of Eldon, Tory politician
his son, John Scott (November 8,1845 - August 10,1926), 3rd Earl of Eldon (from September 18, 1854)
Henry Coppin was living as a gardener in the same village as the Earl of Eldon had his mansion "Shirley House". It is probable that he dedicated the rose to 3rd Earl.