"Alice Vena" rose Description
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Found Rose, Hybrid China, Hybrid Gallica.
Violet - purple, ages to lilac . Strong fragrance. 40 petals. Average diameter 3". Full (26-40 petals), in small clusters, quartered bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Arching. 3 to 7 leaflets.
Height: 4' to 5' (120 to 150cm).
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Pépinières Loubert supplies a date of pre-1848. See References for more information. There is no reference to a rose called 'Alice Vena' in the 19th century.
'Alice Vena' in Sangerhausen is identical with 'Centifolia à fleurs doubles violettes'. Vintage Garden equated 'Alice Vena' with 'Ombrée Parfaite'. See references.