Rosa ‘Imogen’

A cluster-flowered Hybrid China bred by John Bidwill at Camden Park.  Macarthur referred to it as a ‘new hybrid, pure white’ in a letter to John Bailey, nurseryman of Adelaide, in 1845.



Horticultural & Botanical History

The catalogue name ‘Rosa indica v. Imogen’ suggests that it was derived from one of the Rosa chinensis varieties grown at the time.


History at Camden Park

Listed in the 1845, 1850 and 1857 catalogues [T.845/1845].




Published Feb 10, 2010 - 04:48 PM | Last updated Jul 30, 2011 - 04:37 PM

More details about Rosa ‘Imogen’
Family Rosaceae
Region of origin

Garden origin, Camden Park

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Rosa indica v. Imogen 



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