'Queen Victoria' rose Description
Photo courtesy of dherincx
Crimson. Average diameter 2.5". Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), cupped, expanded , semi-globular bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height of 39" to 10' (100 to 305 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be trained as a climber. suitable for a pillar.
Most sources agree on the breeder and date, but don't agree on the classification -- Gallica, Hybrid China, Hybrid Bourbon.Mike Lowe
puts this rose with the Chinas and assigns it the date of 1836...
Pépinières Loubert's 2002 Catalogue provides an alternative name of 'Queen Victoria'.