Karen Blixen

 

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Rose name: Karen Blixen

Other names: Isis, POUlari, Roy Black, Silver Anniversary

Hybridizer: Poulsen

Country: Denmark

Introduced: 2001

Type: Hybrid Tea rose

Colour: white

Height: 90-150 cm

Fragrance: fragrant (mild fruity fragrance)

Flower size, open: large, 10-15 cm

Disease resistance: good disease resistance according to Poulsen

Growing in containers:

Blooming: in flushes throughout the season

Heritage: seedling x seedling

In my garden: It suffered badly from black spot and lost nearly all its leaves. Then it recovered and flowered, it is still in bloom in October. Flowers are rather large and elegant (classic florist rose shape), pure white, last impressively long on the plant and as cut flower.

Named after: Karen Blixen, author of “Out of Africa”

 

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