Rose (Rosa 'Mister Lincoln') in the Roses Database

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

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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Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Feb 8, 2014 5:32 PM

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.

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Posted by Kelli (Canoga Park, CA, Sunset 19 - Zone 10a) on Mar 16, 2014 3:06 PM

This is a trouble-free plant in my climate. It gets very tall. The fragrance is wonderful.

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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
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