Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Other: Quartered, with button eye
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Mauve and mauve blend
Extra Bloom Info: In small clusters
Rebloom: None
Class: Gallica
Extra Color Info: Cherry red with violet shading
Growth Habit: Tall, 4-8 feet, very bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Misc: Thornless or almost thornless
Hybridizer & year: Louis-Joseph-Ghislain Parmentier, before 1842
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: 4-8 feet
Plant Spread: 3-5 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip

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Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Hippolyte'
  • 'Souvenir de Kean'

Common names
  • Rose

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