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Roses - Hybrid Tea Roses - Alexander

90-120cm (3-4 ft)
Very slight fragrance

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Brilliant vermilion red. Blooms are double petalled, have a pointed bud, and 25 large petals. It is a strong grower with dark shiny leaves. It has a slight, but pleasing fragrance. Stunning when mass planted in larger beds. Its height also makes it suitable as a cut flower for the vase.

Parentage: [Tropicana x (Ann Elizabeth x Allgold)]

Awards: Gold Medal 1974 ADR; Gold Medal 1974 Belfast; James Mason Medal 1973 Hambourg; RNRS 1987.

Available bare root annually from November to April.

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Breeder: Harkness
Year: 1972