Rosa moschata ‘Superba’

This plant has not been positively identified.  It could be R. moschata ‘Plena’, in cultivation prior to 1596, however Catherine Gore and Thomas Rivers [1854] list a number of musk roses that could fit the description superba.  See Rosa moschata Mill. for further reference to Rosa moschata.  

Horticultural & Botanical History

No data.


History at Camden Park

This rose is listed on a hand written page - 18(a) - in an 1850 catalogue held at the Mitchell Library, probably in Sir William's hand [ML 635.9m], appearing in printed form in 1857 [T.908/1850]. 


Published Feb 11, 2010 - 05:14 PM | Last updated Jul 29, 2011 - 03:32 PM

More details about Rosa moschata ‘Superba’
Family Rosaceae
Region of origin


Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Rosa moschata superba 

Confidence level low