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.
Named after Earl Alexander of Tunis, a British general during WWII. The breeder served under the general during the war.
Category: Hybrid Tea rose
Growth habit: Upright
Mature height & width: 100cm x 60cm
Flower type: Large, double, dark orange
Other names: Alexandra, HARlex
Please note that this is a lighter or second grade rose bush. These are roses that have not yet achieved optimum size or shape in the nursery. This is due to various circumstances such as: being shaded by more rapidly growing plants, seasonal factors and rose variety characteristics. They usually rapidly catch up to first grade roses and are a popular bargain with many happy customers.