Rosa ‘Princess Alexandra of Kent’

Family: Rosaceae

Rosa ‘Princess Alexandra of Kent’ (Ausmerchant) is an English Shrub Rose, which was bred by David Austin, and introduced at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2007.  This rose was named after Princess Alexandra, a cousin of Queen Elizabeth II, and a member of the British Royal Family.

The large, bright pink coloured cup shaped flowers of ‘Princess Alexandra of Kent’ possess a glamorous beauty.  A delightfully fragrant rose; ‘Princess Alexandra of Kent’ rose flowers produce an enticing tea rose fragrance, which offers notes of citrus and a hint of musk.

Rosa ‘Princess Alexandra of Kent’ grows to a height of around 1.2m (4ft), depending of course, on the soil and the growing conditions that the plant experiences.  This rose grows happily when planted in any moist, but well-drained soil; in a position where the plant will enjoy sunshine, or partial shade.  ‘Princess Alexandra of Kent’ makes a super container plant.

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