Rosa ‘Grüss an Teplitz’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : China


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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza



English translation by Peter Thompson




Old Rose.

A hybrid of Rosa chinensis, created in Hungary in 1897 by Rudolf Geschwind.

The corolla numbers around 33 crimson red petals, very scented, which become darker with time.

This rose reaches close to 2 m in height, and can thus also be cultivated as a small climber.

Reflowers but liable to infection.

Parentage :

Seed : ( ‘Sir Joseph Paxton’ × ‘Fellenberg’ ) × ‘Papa Gontier’

Pollen : ‘Gloire des Rosomanes’


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