RoseFile Database

Karen Blixen - Hybrid Tea Rose

Karen Blixen

Hybrid Tea. Bred by Poulsen in Denmark in 1992.
Use:
 
Cutting Bed, Border
Color:
 
White
Form:
 
High-Centered
Fragrance:
 
Strong
Remontance:
 
Repeats
Abundance:
 
Moderate
Bloom Size:
 
Huge - about 5.5 inches
Cold Hardiness:
 
Zone 6 - 9
Height & Width:
 
4 ft x 3 ft
Recommendation:
 
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Comments We have been conditioned to think first of John F. Kennedy when a large flowered rose with strong fragrance is called for. This might be a better choice for many. It is large, shapely, fragrant, and resistant to disease. It also has a reputation of lasting well as a cut flower.