'Kaiserin Auguste Viktoria' rose Description
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Registration name: Kaiserin Auguste Viktoria
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.
Armed with thorns / prickles, upright.
Height of 39" to 7' (100 to 215 cm).
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) .
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.
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