Last updated April 2, 2004
Queen of Denmark
Alba - 'Great Maiden's Blush'
(La Royale, La Seduisante, Cuisse de Nymphe.)
Known since the 15th century.
From Rosa Canina and Rosa Gallica
These bushes are tall and arching making a large, beautiful rose that grows up to 2.5 meters (8'). Thorn pattern varies but most have brown hooked thorns. Foliage is unique grey/green colour and very healthy- disease resistant. Their flowers range from singe to very double(quartered) form. Flowers are born in large clusters.
Zone:3 (with cold protection)
Flowering Cycle: Once Bloomer mostly in July
Fragrance: Very strong fragrance.unique to the
Great Maidens Blush
Color:Ranges from pure white to deep pink. Hybrids also come in pale pink.
The Alba roses we carry are as follows:
The alba roses hold a special place in our hearts. They are uniquely fragrant, very hardy, their foliage is a wonderful grey/green and their colours are the softest blends of white through pinks. The bushes are fairly large & freestanding and a virtually disease free! What more could anyone ask for!