SP2965 : Rosa x Alba ‘Königin von Dänemark’

taken 3 years ago, near to Warwick, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Rosa x Alba ‘Königin von Dänemark’
Rosa x Alba ‘Königin von Dänemark’
Jack Harkness observes: "Along with the Gallicas and Damasks, the Albas constitute the truly old garden roses; the Centifolias made the fourth group. Their origin is unknown…Their hallmarks are pale colours and noble bushy plants, with tough foliage, slightly blue-green…They are strong, hardy, enduring, fragrant, delightful." 'Queen of Denmark', as she is sometimes listed, is "not quite typical of the Albas…it is the deepest colour among them…fragrance glorious." If not dead-headed the flowers turn a pleasing brown and may produce hips.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 11 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Place (from Tags)
Warwick 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2951 6525 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:17.0762N 1:34.1296W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2951 6525
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Postcode Area CV34  Residential Area  Old Roses 

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