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'Kaiserin Augusta Victoria' rose Description
'Kaiserin Auguste Viktoria' rose photo
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Registration name: Kaiserin Auguste Viktoria
Bred by Peter Lambert (Germany, 1890).
Introduced in Germany by Lambert & Reiter in 1891 as 'Kaiserin Auguste Viktoria'.
Introduced in France by Louis Lévêque & Fils in 1896 as 'Grande Duchesse Olga'.
Introduced in Australia by George Brunning - St. Kilda Nurseries in 1897 as 'Kaiserin Auguste Viktoria'.
Hybrid Tea, Tea.  
White or white blend, yellow center. Green tints in buds.  Moderate fragrance.  100 petals.  Large, very double bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Armed with thorns / prickles, upright.  

Height: 39" to 7' (100 to 215cm).  
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
At least two parentages are given.
1. ‘Perle des Jardins (T) 1874 x Belle Lyonnaise (T) 1870
2. ‘’Coquette de Lyon’ (T) 1870 x ‘Lady Mary Fitzwilliam’ (HT) 1880
Peter Lambert confirmed this latter parentage in the 1902 reference.

Courtesy Wikipedia
Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein VA (Auguste Viktoria Friederike Luise Feodora Jenny; 22 October 1858 – 11 April 1921) was the last German empress and queen of Prussia by marriage to Wilhelm II, German Emperor. 1858-1821
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