Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Medium red
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 4-6 feet, upright
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Dr. Walter E. Lammerts, 1952
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6 and warmer
Awards: AARS: 1953

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: 4-6 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Charlotte Armstrong x Mirandy
Child plants: 13 child plants

Common names
  • Rose

Photo Gallery
Location: Atela Gardens, Alpiarça, 
Date: 2014-04-29
digital camera

Date: 2018-06-30
Location: Coastal San Diego County
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2011-06-20
- Such a fragrant classic rose.
Location: Flowery Branch, GA
Date: 2018-07-17
Location: Near Napa Valley (Northern California)
Date: 2020-08-20
Location: Near Napa Valley (Northern California)
Date: 2021-07-16

Date: 2018-07-30

Date: 2010-06-28
Photo courtesy of: Anna reg

Date: 2019-06-29
Photo by Mike
Location: Tampa, FL
Date: 2015-05-09
At the Tampa Rose Society show

San Jose Municipal Rose Garden

Date: 2011-11-10
Location: Lake Lanier, GA
Date: July 23, 2020

Date: 2009-10-30
Photo courtesy Antique Rose Emporium. Used with permission.

San Jose Municipal Rose Garden
Photo by Steven
Location: Hershey Gardens, Hershey, PA 17033
Date: 2016-06-26
Photo by Mike
Photo by Mike
Photo by Mike

Date: 01
Photo by zuzu

Photo courtesy of: Kurt Stuber

Date: 2002-10-14
Photo courtesy of: Wilfred S Pau

Date: 2019-06-29
Location: Tampa, FL
Date: 2015-05-09
At the Tampa Rose Society show
Location: At a nursery
Date: 2007-06-07
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  • Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Feb 6, 2014 10:58 PM concerning plant:
    Vivid Red blooms. Very pretty. Does not grow very tall for me. Another rose that definitely needs spraying. I am growing Chrysler Imperial in my south-side rose garden along with some other red hybrid tea roses, but it is the shortest of the bunch.

  • Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on Sep 29, 2011 3:39 PM concerning plant:
    Can't kill it!! Survives zone 5 winters easily, smells WONDERFUL! A+ rose
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