Celsiana

R. damascena var. incarnata-maxima

PICTURE SOURCE Les Roses, Volume II (1821)

ORIGINAL BOTANICAL NAME Rosa Damascena Celsiana

ORIGINAL FRENCH NAME Rosier de Cels

CURRENT BOTANTICAL NAME R. damascena var. incarnata-maxima

COMMON NAME Celsiana

OTHER NAMES Belle Couronnée, Cels’s Rose, La Coquette, Incarnata Maxima

CLASS Damask

ORIGIN Pre 1750; introduced to France from Holland by Jacques-Martin Cels

FLOWERING Once-flowering; spring or summer

SCENT Strong, damask fragrance

GROWTH Medium shrub, 3-5 feet (0.9-1.5 metres)

AVAILABILITY Still in cultivation


At left; picture of the Damask Rose, Celsiana , R. damascena var. incarnate-maxima, painted by Pierre-Joseph Redouté, portrait 082 out of 170, Volume II of Les Roses

 

 









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