Definition of old-fashioned rose in English:
Another term for old rose (sense 1).
- The gardeners, chosen because they collectively covered every region, climate and soil type in Britain, said that they liked old-fashioned roses with delicate scents.
- While purists favour old-fashioned roses with their single display of heavenly blooms, most want lots of flowers over several months.
- Eight rose beds demonstrate the development of modern cultivars of hybrid tea and floribunda roses from the old-fashioned roses pre-1800, when they were crossed with repeat flowering China roses.
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