Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Medium pink
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Grandiflora
Growth Habit: Narrow, upright, vigorous, 5-10 feet
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: Dr. Walter E. Lammerts, 1954
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6 and warmer
Awards: Biltmore Trials Award: Award of Excellence for Best Established Rose, 2015
AARS: 1955

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Plant Height: Up to 10 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Awards and Recognitions: Other: Hague Gold Medal 1957
Parentage: Charlotte Armstrong x Floradora
Child plants: 35 child plants

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Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Queen Elizabeth'
  • 'Queen of England'
  • 'The Queen Elizabeth Rose'

Common names
  • Rose

Photo Gallery
Location: My Gardens
Date: Summer 2007
Close Up View
Location: Mountains of northern California
Date: June 30, 2016
End of day with afternoon shade in triple digit temps
Location: SoCal
Date: 2019-10-27
Location: My garden, Ukraine, Zaporizhzhya region Zone: 6a 
Date: 2012-09-22
Photo by SoCalGardenNut
Photo by Mike
Location: Deer Park,TX Zone 9
Date: May 2023
Location: Gilbert, AZ
Date: 5/22/17
Location: Gilbert, AZ
Date: 2017-10-12
Location: Mountains of northern California
Date: June 30, 2016
With some afternoon shade in triple dight temps
Location: Atela Gardens, Alpiarca 
Date: 2022-05-22
digital camera

credit: Zixiette
Location: Gulf-coast Texas
Date: 2014-04-26
Tea Queen Elizabeth
Photo by Eric_C
Location: Canada
Location: Canada
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Date: 2007-08-28

Date: 2021-06-05

Date: 2019-08-11
Location: Jourdanton, Texas
Date: 2019-04-20
This rose is a profusive bloomer
Location: Jourdanton, Texas
Date: 2019-04-20
As of May 30, 2019, this rose is 9' in height

Date: 2021-02-04

Date: 2021-02-04
Photo by Mike
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Date: 2008-05-02
Location: Switzerland, in my garden
Date: 2016-07-10
Photo by chelle
Location: Mountains of northern California
Date: October 23, 2018
One of the last blooms of the season
Location: Atela Gardens, Alpiarça, 
Date: 2018-06-03
digital camera

Date: 2021-02-04

Date: 2021-02-04

Date: 2021-01-28
Location: Grapevine, Texas USA
Date: April 17, 2020
Planted June 2019
Location: Mountains of northern California
Date: June 30, 2016
End of day with afternoon shade in triple digit temps
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5b
Date: 2012-06-23
Location: Rose Garden, Elizabeth Park, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Date: 2018-06-16
Photo by MissMimie
Photo by zuzu
Location: ParquePozoNorte_Puertollano Spain
Date: 2014-05-18
Photo courtesy of: Javier martinlo
Photo by Mike
Location: South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center, Corpus-Christi, Tx
Date: 2010-04-10
Location: Gulf-coast Texas
Date: 2015-02-22
Location: The Gardens at Uncanoonuc Mountain, Goffstown NH
Date: July 2, 2022
Location: Jourdanton, Texas
Date: 2019-04-13
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5b
Date: 2012-06-23
Location: Rose Garden, Elizabeth Park, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Date: 2018-06-16
Photo by Cinta
Photo by CLUSIANA
Photo by CLUSIANA
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Garden - Zone 5b
Date: Sep 22, 2011 1:59 PM
Photo by Mike
Location: Volksgarten in Vienna
Photo courtesy of: Anna reg

Date: 2015-01-31
Photo courtesy of: HomeinSalem

Date: 2012-06-14
Photo courtesy of: HomeinSalem

Date: 2010-08-23
Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania
Location: Telly's Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2010-05-28
Location: Telly's Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2010-05-28
Location: Denver Metro CO
Date: 2013-07-25
Right after a thunderstorm in the evening light
Photo by shirley
Location: Volksgarten in Vienna
Photo courtesy of: Anna reg
Location: Gilbert, AZ
Date: 2017-05-21
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5
Date: Sep 28, 2011 1:19 PM
In a Mixed Border
Location: Denver Metro CO
Date: 2012-10-03
Photo by Skiekitty

credit: Captain-tucker
Photo by CLUSIANA
Photo by CLUSIANA
Location: West Covina, CA

Date: 2013-05-16
Photo courtesy of:  Arashiyama

Date: 2015-01-31
Photo courtesy of: HomeinSalem
Location: Telly's Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2010-05-28
Location: Telly's Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2010-05-28
Photo by Mike
Photo by chelle
Location: Denver Metro CO
Date: 2013-07-25
right after a thunderstorm in the evening light
Location: Volksgarten in Vienna
Date: Volksgarten in Vienna
Photo courtesy of: Anna reg
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Comments:
  • Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on Jul 26, 2013 10:08 AM concerning plant:
    This is a grafted rose. Never gets any bigger than 1' tall and 2' wide. A very small bush for me. Dies back to the ground every year despite heavy mulching. But it does come back every year!
  • Posted by zuzu (Northern California - Zone 9a) on Oct 1, 2011 10:40 PM concerning plant:
    Modern roses are often grafted so that they will reach their full potential. Some, however, are grafted so that they'll stay compact or at least within reasonable bounds. Queen Elizabeth is in the latter category. Although it can be propagated easily from cuttings, those own-root plants will grow to ridiculous proportions. I have one that climbs almost to the top of a magnolia tree each year, despite being pruned to 2 or 3 feet every January, and it isn't the climbing variety of Queen Elizabeth.
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