PlantsRoses→Rose (Rosa gallica 'Apothecary's Rose')

Alternative cultivar names:
'Apothecary's Rose'
'Apothekerrose'
'Old Red Damask'
'Red Gallica'
'Red Rose of Lancaster'
'Rose de Provins'
'Rosier de Provins Ordinaire'
'Officinalis'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Other: Saucer-shaped
Petal count: semi-double: 8-15 petals
Rose bloom color: Deep pink
Extra Bloom Info: Semi-double to double, in clusters
Rebloom: None
Class: Gallica
Extra Color Info: Deep pink to carmine Red
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Misc: Shade tolerant
Hybridizer & year: Unknown, before 1240
Optimal growing zones: USDA zones 3 through 8

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
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 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 3-5 feet
Plant Spread: 4-5 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Pollinators: Bees
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Parentage: Unknown

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Location: Botanic Garden, Hamburg.Date: 2012-07-07
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Location: Chuelles, FranceDate: 2016-06-19
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Location: Germany. Rosarium Vorder-Neuendorf
By Orsola
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Location: Chuelles, FranceDate: 2016-06-19Such a bright color it's very hard to capture it in a picture
By mbotanas
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Location: Wyck Historic Rose Garden, Philadelphia (Germantown), Pennsylvania USADate: 2018-05-26
By csandt
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Location: Wyck Historic Rose Garden, Philadelphia (Germantown), Pennsylvania USADate: 2018-05-26
By csandt
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