Rosa ‘Belle de Londres’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Climbing Rose

 

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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza

 

 

English translation by Peter Thompson

 

 

 

Known also as ‘Compassion’, it is a climbing Hybrid Tea which easily surpasses 4 m in height.

Created in England in 1972 by Harkness, it boasts 36-40 very perfumed salmon pink petals.

Parentage :

‘White Cockade’ × ‘Prima Ballerina’

Awards :

1973 - Baden-Baden Gold Medal

1973 - Royal National Rose Society : Edland Fragrance Medal

1976 - Anerkannte Deutsche Rose

1979 - Geneva Gold Medal

1979 - Orleans Gold Medal

1999 - Canadian Rose Society National Rose Show : The Harkness Cup

2000 - Climber : Millen Rose Society - Tri-City Rose Society

 

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