Rose (Rosa 'Imperial') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Imperial'
'POUlchris'
'Imperial Palace'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Medium red
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Growth Habit: Short, 1-2 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Olesen, 1988
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6 and warmer

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)
Plant Height: 1-2 feet
Plant Spread: 2 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

Discussion Threads about this plant
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I am a rose killer by Cinta May 14, 2019 5:55 PM 33
April 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu May 3, 2019 9:46 AM 402
Easy Does It - fragrance by Canadian_Rose Mar 10, 2019 1:50 AM 8
Rose Scents--what is your favorite rose scent and your least favorite? by Mustbnuts Mar 8, 2019 11:33 AM 24
March 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Apr 2, 2019 6:40 PM 131
Rooting a rose indoors? by keithp2012 Feb 18, 2019 10:11 PM 8
February 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Mar 1, 2019 1:03 AM 139
Rose pruning session by SF Rose Society at Golden Gate Park rose garden by Rose_Guy1127 Jan 17, 2019 5:22 PM 11
If you were to get 1 or 2 of these...which ones? by Canadian_Rose Dec 29, 2018 2:40 PM 17
What's your opinion of these roses? by Canadian_Rose Dec 31, 2018 2:46 AM 29
What have you ordered so far for next season? by zuzu Mar 18, 2019 1:21 PM 222
What's the dumbest thing you've ever done to a rose or to your garden? by Canadian_Rose Oct 1, 2018 12:06 AM 28
August 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Sep 4, 2018 11:53 PM 128
A grafted vs. own root guide: Who, on What, and Where? by ac91z6 Jul 9, 2018 3:12 PM 38
July 2018 -- photos and chat by zuzu Aug 5, 2018 5:11 PM 170
Sale at A Reverence for Roses by zuzu Jun 22, 2018 5:47 PM 4
Database of rose parentage? by Jjray1900 Apr 28, 2018 3:01 PM 5
Which roses have you ordered for the 2018 season? by zuzu Jun 22, 2018 4:03 PM 163
Pest-resistant roses by csandt Oct 21, 2017 8:42 PM 12
🌹OCTOBER 2017 Bloom and Chat 🌹 by IrisLilli Oct 31, 2017 11:48 AM 176

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