Rose (Rosa 'The Prince') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'The Prince'
'AUSvelvet'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Globular
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Dark red
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet, upright
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, 1990
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5 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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Plant Height: 3-5 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 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
Parentage: Lilian Austin x The Squire

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Location: Islamabad, zone 9bDate: 2016-06-02Blooming in 108*F.
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Date: 2010-08-16Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania
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Location: Islamabad, zone 9bDate: 2016-06-02Growing in 108*F.
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Date: 2010-07-03Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania
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Location: Islamabad, zone 9bDate: 2016-05-22Growing in 110*F.
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