Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Medium pink
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Growth Habit: Tall, 7-10 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Gergely Mark, 1988
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: 7-10 feet
Plant Spread: 4-6 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Queen Elizabeth x Excelsa

Image
Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'St. Elisabeth of Hungary'
  • 'Arpad-Hazi Szent Erzsebet Emleke'
  • 'Heilige Elisabeth'
  • 'Szent Erzsebet Emleke'

Common names
  • Rose

Photo Gallery
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2015-03-11
Location: Roseto di Roma Capitale
Date: 4000-02-01
Photo courtesy of: MM

« 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 chhari55 and is called "Bougainvillea 'Pink Pixie'"

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