Rose (Rosa 'Reine Victoria') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Reine Victoria'
'The Shell Rose'
'La Reine Victoria'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Bourbon
Extra Color Info: Carmine pink, aging to pale pink
Growth Habit: Tall, 5-7 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Joseph Schwartz, 1872
Optimal growing zones: USDA zones 5-9

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 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 5-7 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
Parentage: unknown
Child plants: 2 child plants

photo credit: Arnaud 25

Hillfarm Journal:  Hillfarm's RosesHillfarm Journal: Hillfarm's Roses
February 14, 2012

Part of the story of Hillfarm as we know it will always have to be the roses that we found here.

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