Colin Mills, compiler of the Hortus Camdenensis, died in late November 2012 after a short illness. As he always considered the Hortus his legacy, it is his family's intention to keep the site running in perpetuity. It will not, however, be updated in the near future.

Rosa ‘Général Lamoriciére’

Classified by William Paul as a Hybrid China.  It has bright lilac-pink flowers, beautiful in shape, frequently giving autumn blooms.  Thomas Appleby of the Rose Mount Nursery, York, writing in The Gardeners’ Chronicle, and recommending this rose amongst his old favourites, the summer roses.  [Gard. Chron. 1857].



Horticultural & Botanical History

No additional data.


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 - 12:12 PM | Last updated Jul 27, 2011 - 05:22 PM

Family Rosaceae
Region of origin

Garden origin, probably France

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Général Lamoriciére



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