Rosa ‘Chrysler Imperial’
Family : Rosaceae
Class : Hybrid Tea
Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza
English translation by Peter Thompson
Created in 1952 in USA by Walter Lammerts.
Enormous, dark red corollas with 45-50 velvety petals and an intense perfume.
There is also a climbing sport dating from 1957.
‘Charlotte Armstrong’ × ‘Mirandy’
1951 - Portland Rose Trials : Gold Medal
1953 - All-America Rose Selection
1964 - American Rose Society : John Cook Medal
1965 - American Rose Society : James Alexander Gamble Rose Fragrance Award
1999 - King of Show : Morgan Park Rose Society - New England Rose Society
The photographic file of Giuseppe Mazza