Father Hugo's rose

noun Father Hu·go's rose

Definition of Father Hugo's rose

  1. :  a very early blooming shrub rose (Rosa hugonis) with mahogany-red drooping canes, delicate leaves, and solitary but very numerous clear yellow single flowers

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Origin and Etymology of father hugo's rose

after Father Hugo (Hugh Scallan) fl 1889 Catholic missionary who introduced it into England from China


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