Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Very large: 6" or more
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Dark red
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Growth Habit: Tall, 4-7 feet, upright
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Swim & Weeks, 1964
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5 and warmer
Awards: AARS: 1965

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: 4-7 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: Chrysler Imperial x Charles Mallerin
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Mister Lincoln'
  • 'Mr. Lincoln'

Common names
  • Hybrid Tea Rose
  • Rose

Photo Gallery
Location: My garden, Ukraine, Zaporizhzhya region Zone: 6a 
Date: 2022-06-02

Date: 2017-07-07
Uploaded by sunkissed
Uploaded by CityofRoses
Uploaded by Eric_C
Location: Hershey Gardens, Hershey, Pennsylvania
Date: 2020-10-23
Uploaded by Lynnez
Location: Cary, North Carolina private garden
Date: 2023-05-11
My Mr. Lincoln looking and smelling fantastic 2023
Location: Deer Park,TX Zone 9
Date: May 2023
Location: Near Napa Valley (Northern California)
Date: 2022-07-06
Location: My Yard
Date: 2018-06-21
Uploaded by Mike
Uploaded by shirley
Uploaded by MargieNY
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Date: 2021-06-27

Date: 2021-06-11
Location: Atela Gardens, Alpiarça, 
Date: 2016-06-10
digital camera
Location: Fairfax, VA | June, 2023
Date: 2023-06-06
Location: little theater rose garden, raleigh, north carolina
Date: 2024-05-04
Location: La Crescenta, CA
Date: 2021-05-29
Location: La Crescenta, CA
Date: 2021-05-29

Date: 2018-09-28
Rosa 'Mister Lincoln'

Date: 2018-09-30
Rosa 'Mister Lincoln'

Date: 2019-06-17
Location: My Garden in Fort Worth, TX
Date: 2016-05-13
Location:  Hershey Gardens, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2018-09-16
Uploaded by Ray_Gun
Location: Grapevine, Texas USA
Date: 2021-04-13
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-09-12
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-03-30
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2022-08-09
in my garden
Location: Grapevine, Texas USA
Date: 2020-09-22
Location: Rose Garden Center, Tyler, Texas
Date: 2014-05-03
  • Uploaded by jon
Location: Denver CO Metro
Date: 9/13/2010
Very tolerant of shade, smells WONDERFUL. Had since '09, will mov

Date: 2023-10-12
Location: Barnes Arboretum, Merion, Pennsylvania USA
Date: 2018-06-09
Location: SE Michigan
FFOE for me. The picture doesn't do the color justice, this rose
Uploaded by Ray_Gun

Date: 2018-06-23
Uploaded by Mike
Location: Atela Gardens, Alpiarça, 
Date: 2018-06-03
digital camera
Uploaded by Ray_Gun
Uploaded by MargieNY
Location: Hidden Hills CA zone 10b
Date: 2013-05-21

Date: 2018-09-30
Rosa 'Mister Lincoln'
Location: Canoga Park, California
Date: 2010-04-19
Location: Canoga Park, California
Date: 2006-05-17
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-09-12
Uploaded by Ray_Gun
Location: Grapevine, Texas USA
Date: April 27, 2020
Planted March 2020
Uploaded by ARUBA1334
Location: Denver Metro, CO
Date: 2012-04-15
At Tagawa's Gardens (local nursery) hothouse grown
Location: Grapevine, Texas USA
Date: 2021-04-12
Location: Grapevine, Texas USA
Date: 2020-09-22
Location: Rose Garden Center, Tyler, Texas
Date: 2014-05-03
  • Uploaded by jon
Location: Rose Garden Center, Tyler, Texas
Date: 2014-05-03
  • Uploaded by jon

Date: 2011-05-26
Location: Canoga Park, California
Date: 2012-05-06
Uploaded by Skiekitty
Uploaded by JulieB
Location: At a public garden
Date: 2007-09-26

Survived Zone 5, Colorado

Mr. Lincoln
Uploaded by shirley
Uploaded by Skiekitty
Uploaded by Skiekitty
Location: Grapevine, Texas USA
Date: 2020-12-08
Location: West Covina, CA
Location: West Covina, CA

Survived Zone 5, Colorado

Survived Zone 5, Colorado
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Comments:
  • Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Feb 8, 2014 5:32 PM concerning plant:
    Mister Lincoln is a classic red hybrid tea that has been around for a long time. It seems to still be very popular today. I often see it for sale as a milk carton rose in early spring. In fact, mine is a milk carton rose I bought years ago. In my humid climate, Mister Lincoln needs spraying with the systemic fungicide to remain disease free.
  • Posted by Kelli (Canoga Park, CA, Sunset 19 - Zone 10a) on Mar 16, 2014 3:06 PM concerning plant:
    This is a trouble-free plant in my climate. It gets very tall. The fragrance is wonderful.
Plant Events from our members
mattmackay22 On August 15, 2014 Obtained plant
dragonfetti On November 22, 2014 Obtained plant
Purchased spring, bare root from Home Depot. Has done well even in extreme heat and cold.
GaNinFl On February 21, 2016 Obtained plant
GardensJohn On June 27, 2021 Bloomed
Mister Lincoln bloomed this morning with the prettiest bloom of the season.
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