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Cornelia Rose A Hybrid Musk

Cornelia Is a hybrid musk with large fragrant flowers all year in flat clusters. Cornelia is extremely vigorous, can grow 8 to 10 feet tall in warmer climates. In the fall Cornelia will provide a display of hips.

Honey Bees love the Cornelia Rose, so if you are a beekeeper and love honey or rose honey, I think Cornelia will serve you well.. Or if you need bees to pollinate your garden, then you can't go wrong with this rose. Not only is this rose bush beautiful in its own right but useful as well.

Caring For Cornelia Rosa

To care for Your Cornelia Rose:

Grow in fertile, moist, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Provide good air circulation and remove any leaves that have fallen, this will help to prevent disease. Prune lightly or back by up to one-third, reduce any side shoots by half one-third.

Keep the soil Moist but not soggy.

Cornelia unlike most will tolerate some shade.

Hybrid Musk Examples

Stop And Smell The Roses

"Because it triggers powerful images and emotions."

"A smell can be over- whelmingly nostalgic". writes naturalist and poet Diane Ackerman in A Natural History Of The Senses,

A Nosegay: is a small flower bouquet, and is sometimes called a tussie-mussie or a posey,

A Nosegay is small bouquet of fragrant flowers and or herbs, that have been tied in a bundle, usually given as a gift , and originally intended to be put to the nose for the pleasant sensation, or to mask unpleasant odors.

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The nosegay was once considered the favored gift to give to a beloved woman. One of the most intimate moments to experience is to watch someone lean into a small nosegay and drink in the fragrance. this fragrance as well as the occasion will be forever locked in her memory , whatever the smell maybe, rather very subtle or highly intoxicating.

A tussie mussie is a small roundish shape bouquet like a nosegay, it carries a symbolic meaning that is based upon the the language of flowers, this is where certain flowers represent specific sentiments. They were most commonly exchanged by lovers, they would send messages to one another that was based upon the flowers that were being used in the bouquet. Tussie Mussies traditionally are arranged in a cone- or cornucopia-shaped container, made of tin or silver, with a chain attached for carrying as well as hanging the bouquet.

Even in the smallest of spaces, there is room for a bouquet of flowers.

Symbolic meaning of flowers

These are just a few of the flowers and their meanings . There are many more.



Love is reciprocated





Morning glory

Love in vain

Baby's Breath

Innocence, pure of heart


Unrequited love, selfishness

Bachelor button

Single blessedness, celibacy




Undying love


Refined beauty


Elegance and dignity

Peach blossom

Long-life, generosity, and bridal hope

Elder flower


Rose, thornless

Love at first sight


True love


"You have my thanks"


Strength of character, honor, conviction





Violet, purple





A magic spell


"Return my affection"




Devotion, distrust



Illustration Of Rosa Cornelia

Name That Rose

Even though it has been well over 30 years since the new classifications were recommended, it seem gardeners as well as growers are clinging to the old names that are most familiar.Cluster flowers roses are still referred to as floribundas, large flowered roses described as hybrid teas,in everyday conversations, catalogues and in rose garden labels.

Love of the Old Fashioned Garden Roses

Planting A Rose In Less Sunlight ,While we all love to grow roses in our gardens, many gardeners don't have a spot that gets full sun. This video talks about, a

Encyclopedia of Roses

Roses to Visit

  • Rouge Royal Rose Hybrid Tea
    This flower beautiful heavenly scented rose was the Winner of the Fragrance Award at the Rose Hills International Rose Trials in 2003.The buds of the deep burgundy red Rouge Royal open to reveal perfectly quartered bright raspberry red, old fashioned
  • Lady Banks Rose- Yellow
    A vigorous climber, practically thorn-less rambler. with its long elegant canes that will climb to the top of any nearby tree, shrub,fence or arbor.
  • The Gartendirektor Otto Linne Rose
    The Gartendirektor is a beautiful antique rose. Its branches consist of huge clusters of small, ruffled, heavenly scented, deep pink flowers.
  • The Ballerina Rose
    A lovely shrub rose with small pink and white flowers. Chock full of long blooming lightly fragrant flowers.
  • Prospero David Austin English Rose
    English roses are great for cutting flowers . I like the cupped and quartered flower shapes. And the fragrance is wonderful. If you like a rare purplish hue then you will love Prospero as I do.
  • Abraham Darby A David Austin English Rose
    Abraham Darby has small clusters of large cupped flowers with a apricot- yellow- pink blend. The fragrance is strong fruit fresh scent. The foliage is glossy green and healthy.
  • St.Patrick Hybrid Tea Rose
    St. Patrick is a yellow hybrid tea rose, but with a hint of green tones. The green tones seem to be more evident during the hotter part of summer. It is a hardy bloomer with perfect form.
  • Weeping China Doll Tree Rose
    The Weeping China Doll is an all time favorite tree rose, The tree is covered with large trusses of small cupped flowers on long canes which arch gracefully downward.


Faythe Payne (author) from USA on May 14, 2013:

Thank You for the visit Peggy W.

Peggy Woods from Houston, Texas on May 13, 2013:

This was interesting. The Cornelia rose bush sounds like a beauty! Thanks for telling us about it...and the other flowers mentioned in your hub.

Faythe Payne (author) from USA on May 13, 2013: are welcome and thanks for the visit

RTalloni on May 13, 2013:

Thanks for this on Cornelia rose and a look at roses/flowers in general!

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