Rose name: Princess Alexandra of Kent
Other names: AUSmerchant
Hybridizer: David Austin
Country: United Kingdom
Type: shrub, English Old Rose Hybrid
Height: up to 100 cm
Fragrance: strong fragrance (tea fragrance at first, changing to lemon with hints of blackcurrant as the flower ages)
Flower size, open: large
Disease resistance: very healthy according to David Austin
Growing in containers: small plant, ideal for pots and containers
Blooming: repeat flowering
Heritage: seedling x seedling
Named after: This rose was named in honour of Princess Alexandra of Kent, who is a cousin to Queen Elizabeth II.
In my garden: It is lovely and is still flowering in my unheated greenhouse in October. The colour is jolly candy pink ( the real colour is more radiant than what you see in the pictures!).