Rosa ‘Chrysler Imperial’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Hybrid Tea

 

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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.

Parentage :

‘Charlotte Armstrong’ × ‘Mirandy’

Awards :

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

 

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