Champneys' Pink Cluster

Champneys' Pink Cluster (HMQL0)

Location: Ravenel, SC 29470 Charleston County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 45.891', W 80° 14.424'

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In 1802, on his rice plantation in nearby Rantowles,John Champneys hybridized the first rose inAmerica. "Champneys' Pink Cluster" was a crossbetween the European "Millers' White Musk" rose (Rosa Moschata) and "Parsons' Pink China" rose(Old Blush). This new fragrant rose, with large clusters of small pink flowers, bloomed repeatedly.It became a sensation here and abroad.
HM NumberHMQL0
Year Placed2009
Placed BySt. Paul's Garden Club
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Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 8:34am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 571147 N 3625473
Decimal Degrees32.76485000, -80.24040000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 45.891', W 80° 14.424'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 45' 53.46" N, 80° 14' 25.44" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6298 State Rd S-10-275, Ravenel SC 29470, US
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