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'Kaiserin Auguste Viktoria' rose Description
'Kaiserin Auguste Viktoria' rose photo
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HMF Ratings:
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Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
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Registration name: Kaiserin Auguste Viktoria
Origin:
Bred by Peter Lambert (Germany, 1891).
Introduced in Germany by Lambert & Reiter in 1891 as 'Kaiserin Auguste Viktoria'.
Introduced in France by Louis Lévêque & Fils in 1896 as 'Grande Duchesse Olga'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in before 1911 as 'Kaiserin Augusta Victoria'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea, Tea.  
Bloom:
White or white blend, yellow center. Green tints in buds.  Moderate fragrance.  100 petals.  Large, very double bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Armed with thorns / prickles, upright.  
Height of 39" to 7' (100 to 215 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  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) .  
Notes:
At least two parentages are given.
1. ‘Perle des Jardins (T) 1874 x Belle Lyonnaise (T) 1870
2. ‘’Coquette de Lyon’ (T) 1870 x ‘Lady Mary Fitzwilliam’ (HT) 1880
Peter Lambert confirmed this latter parentage in the 1902 reference.

Courtesy Wikipedia
Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein VA (Auguste Viktoria Friederike Luise Feodora Jenny; 22 October 1858 – 11 April 1921) was the last German empress and queen of Prussia by marriage to Wilhelm II, German Emperor. 1858-1821
 
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