Rose (Rosa 'Esther') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Esther'
'Grande Esther'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: None
Class: Gallica
Extra Color Info: Light pink, with purple stripes and mottling
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: Jean-Pierre Vibert, 1845
Optimal growing zones: USDA zones 4-8

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: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Pink and purple
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Cuttings of AspirinRose/GlacierMagic/SpecialChild?Anyone by vaporvac Dec 5, 2019 5:22 PM 5
San Jose Heritage Rose Garden 10-22-2010 by Calif_Sue Oct 27, 2010 10:23 PM 25

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Roses Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Roses (Rosa)

« Visit the Roses forum

« The Roses Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by ge1836 and is called "Dahlia Dracula"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.