Rosa ‘Dainty Bess’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Hybrid Tea

Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza


English translation by Peter Thompson



Created in England in 1925 by Wm. E.B. Archer & Daughter.

Single flowers united in well-spaced bouquets. Prominent brown stamens and 5-6 pink petals with silvery reflexes and a slight perfume.

A climbing sport also exists, dating from 1935.

Parentage :

‘Ophelia’ × ‘Kitchener of Khartoum’

Awards :

1925 - Royal National Rose Society : Gold Medal

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