Rosa ‘Gloire de Colmar’

Gallica rose.  The flowers are a rich velvety crimson, form compact, described as one of the best show roses, and listed by Rivers among the finest crimsons in this group.  [Paul (1848, 1863, 1888, 1903), Rivers (1854, 1857)].  



Horticultural & Botanical History

‘Gloire de Colmar’was exhibited at the first great National Rose show held in July 1858.  [Gard. Chron. 1858].



History at Camden Park

Included in a handwritten list of roses dated 1861, probably intended for a new edition of the catalogue that was never printed.  [MP A2943].




Published Feb 12, 2010 - 11:36 AM | Last updated Jul 28, 2011 - 04:49 PM

More details about Rosa ‘Gloire de Colmar’
Family Rosaceae
Region of origin

Garden origin, probably France

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Gloire de Colmar



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