Rose (Rosa 'Rose des Maures') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Rose des Maures'
'Sissinghurst Castle'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Other: Button eye
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Dark red
Rebloom: None
Class: Gallica
Extra Color Info: Dark cherry-red, with purple shading
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Misc: Shade tolerant
Hybridizer & year: Discovered by Vita Sackville-West, before 1947
Optimal growing zones: USDA zones 4-8

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
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: 3-5 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 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
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Location: Rosarium Meldorf, Germany.
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