Rosa ‘Dainty Bess’
Family : Rosaceae
Class : Hybrid Tea
Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza
English translation by Peter Thompson
Created in England in 1925 by Wm. E.B. Archer & Daughter.
Single flowers united in well-spaced bouquets. Prominent brown stamens and 5-6 pink petals with silvery reflexes and a slight perfume.
A climbing sport also exists, dating from 1935.
‘Ophelia’ × ‘Kitchener of Khartoum’
1925 - Royal National Rose Society : Gold Medal
The photographic file of Giuseppe Mazza