Crimson Glory
(Cathrine Kordes seedling) x W.E. Chaplin
Kordes, Germany
James Alexander Gamble Rose Fragrance Award (ARS) 1961; RNRS Gold Medal 1936
Hybrid Tea, r, 1935

Dark crimson-red blooms of classic form. Strong damask fragrance. A parent or distant parent of many, many later roses (HMF lists 5540 descendants!) including the very fragrant red HTs Chrysler Imperial, Mister Lincoln, Oklahoma, and Papa Meilland.

Rescued from a bag in a chain nursery in spring 2001.

A Gamble Fragrance Award winner.


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