Rosa ‘The Queen Elizabeth Rose’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Floribunda

 

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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza

 

 

English translation by Peter Thompson

 

 

 

Famous Floribunda Rose and, if we will, a typical Grandiflora, created in the USA in 1954 by Dr. Walter Lammerts.

Large, pink, perfumed flowers, each with 38-40 petals, united in remarkable clusters.

Parentage :

‘Charlotte Armstrong’ × ‘Floradora’

Awards :

1954 - Portland Rose Trials : Portland Gold Medal (US)

1955 - All-America Rose Selection

1955 - Royal National Rose Society : Gold Medal

1955 - Royal National Rose Society : President’s International Trophy

1957 - American Rose Society - Gertrude M. Hubbard Gold Medal

1957 - The Hague Gold Medal

1960 - American Rose Society : National Gold Medal Certificate

1979 - World Federation of Rose Societies : Rose Hall of Fame (The World’s Favourite Rose)

1999 - Huronia Rose Society : Best Grandiflora Spray or Specimen

1999 - Huronia Rose Society : Queen of Show

2000 - Court of Show / Honor : Lower Cape Rose Society

 

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