Shapley pointed buds, opening to large slightly ragged flowers of a a very bright luminous vermillion, displaying creamy yellow stamens to good effect. With an upright growth and rich green, healthy foliage. This rose is good for cutting and grows well in a container.
THIS ROSE WAS ACCIDENTLY BUDDED WITH BLACK BEAUTY ON ONE SIDE AND ALEXANDER ON THE OTHER.
Named after Earl Alexander of Tunis, a British general during WWII. The breeder served under the general during the war.