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'Königin von Dänemark' rose References
Website/Catalog  (1996)  Page(s) 7.  Includes photo(s).
Website/Catalog  (1996)  Page(s) 6.  
 
'Queen of Denmark'... Quartered, bright pink blooms borne on a tall, elegant bush with pale greyish-green leaves. Rich Alba scent. 1826.
Book  (1995)  Page(s) 71.  
 
Not a typical Alba, being of more slender, branching growth with leaves of a much darker green than one would expect. Flowers are a deper pink than the other albas.
Book  (1995)  Page(s) 116.  Includes photo(s).
Book  (Nov 1994)  Page(s) 50.  Includes photo(s).
 
Photos Plates 21 and 22.
Page 50: (Description) 1826. It has a perfection of form almost unequalled, and may be ranked with 'Mme. Hardy', 'Duc de Guiche', and a few others, to show what the hybridizers of that day considered superlatively beautiful… foliage: dark blue-grey… flower: an intensity of vivid carmine unequalled by any other old rose, opening to a pale pink, often beautifully quartered with a button centre … growth: thought healthy and vigorous up to 6 feet or so, is somewhat open and spindly; wall culture would undoubtedly help.
Book  (Sep 1993)  Page(s) 242, 243.  Includes photo(s).
 
Page 242: 'Konigin von Danemark' ('Reine de Denmarck', 'Queen of Denmark', 'Naissance de Venus'). Alba. James Booth 1826. The most richly colored of the Alba Roses. In its day, it was a leading exhibition rose. The plant is inclined to be tall and leggy. (The Booth nursery was in Schleswig-Holstein, then part of Denmark but now in Germany.)
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Book  (Apr 1993)  Page(s) 291.  
 
Alba (OGR), medium pink, 1826, ('Belle Courtisanne'; 'Queen of Denmark'); Probably R. alba x Damask hybrid. Flowers flesh-pink, center darker, very full, medium; fragrant; vigorous growth; non-recurrent bloom.
Book  (Feb 1993)  Page(s) 59.  Includes photo(s).
 
Königin von Dänemark Alba. Parentage: Unknown, possibly an alba crossed with a damask. (aka 'Queen of Denmark', 'Belle Courtisanne') Hamburg 1826. Description and cultivation... Flowers are bright pink fading with age, with a yellow button eye...
Book  (1993)  Page(s) 51.  Includes photo(s).
Book  (1992)  Page(s) 329.  
 
1826. Also called 'Belle Courtisanne' and 'Queen of Denmark'. Description... Flowers: 2 1/2- to 3-inch, pink, double, quartered...
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