Empress Joséphine

Old Rose
Color: Bright pink
Flowering: Once Flowering
Fragrance: Medium-strong, Old Rose/fruity
Size: Medium Shrub 4ft 3ft
Bloom Size: Large

Large, loosely double, wavy petals of clear rose pink veined with deep pink. Strong fragrance. Good, bushy and almost thornless growth. Read more

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 bare root rose

bare root rose

WHAT IS A BARE ROOT ROSE? Seasonal bare root roses are shipped without soil or foliage. Best planted between January to May, depending on your hardiness zone, they will bloom come summer. A sustainable way of planting; they are cost effective and great for mass planting.
$32.00
 bare root rose

bare root rose

WHAT IS A BARE ROOT ROSE? Seasonal bare root roses are shipped without soil or foliage. Best planted between January to May, depending on your hardiness zone, they will bloom come summer. A sustainable way of planting; they are cost effective and great for mass planting.
$32.00

Description

Large, loosely double, wavy petals of clear rose pink veined with deep pink. Strong fragrance. Good, bushy and almost thornless growth.

Characteristics

Color: Bright pink
Flowering: Once Flowering REPEAT or ONCE FLOWERING? REPEAT FLOWERING roses flower in flushes from late spring through to early winter. ONCE FLOWERING roses only produce a single flush of blooms lasting 3 to 4 weeks in mid summer
Fragrance: Medium-strong, Old Rose/fruity
Bloom Size: Large BLOOM SIZE GUIDE Bloom size varies over the life cycle of each bloom. Measurements refer to the average diameter of a bloom at its prime. LARGE BLOOM: 3.5-5" MEDIUM BLOOM: 2-3.5" SMALL BLOOM 1-2"
Family: Old Rose
Size: Medium Shrub SIZE GUIDE All measurements are approximate 'height x width' and refer to a 3 year old established rose, pruned once annually, measured during the first flush of flowers in June 4ft 3ft
Breeder: Descemet
Year of Introduction: 1815
Suitable for zones: Zones 4-11

Growing Conditions

East, South, West Facing
All soil types
Full Sunlight

Origin of Name

Named after the great rose lover and collector, who probably did more than anyone else to establish and encourage interest in roses throughout Europe. At Malmaison, Empress Joséphine gathered together the largest collection of roses ever established up to her time.