Fanny Blankers Koen

Fanny Blankers Koen

Long pointed buds that open into semi-double fragrant, rich orange-yellow flowers with a red-yellow back: red veining. Strong smell. Large, semi-double (9-16 petals) inflorescence.

Francina (“Fanny”) Elsje Blankers-Koen (April 26, 1918 Lage Vuursche – January 25, 2004 Hoofddorp), Dutch athlete (“the flying housewife”), won 4 gold medals at the 1948 London Olympics (100m, 200m, 80m hurdles, 4x100m relay), plus a number of European championships in 1946 and 1950.

Fanny Blankers Koen personally baptized this rose in Haps at JVP in 1959.



Unit prices

As rose euro 15,-
As a climbing rose Euro 20,-
As standard rose euro 25,-

Best time to plant in autumn as bare root, soil is warm and moist.

If in pot, shipping costs to be determined, please contact contact about this.

Royal Nurseries H.A. Sanding & Zonen supplies a wide range of roses.

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