Rose ’Apothecary’s Rose’
Rosa gallica var. officinalis
Rose ’Apothecary’s Rose’ is a member of the Rosa family. Its botanical name is Rosa gallica var. officinalis.
Deep pink to carmine-red. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 3". Medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), cupped bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Origin unknown (prior to 1240).1
France is believed to be where Rose ’Apothecary’s Rose’ originates from.
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Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood.. Prune after flowering is finished.1Rose ’Apothecary’s Rose’ is generally regarded as a hardy plant, so this plant will grow or become dormant during the winter.
USDA zone 3b through 8b. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Shade tolerant.
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Rose ’Apothecary’s Rose’ so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Rose ’Apothecary’s Rose’ so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Rose ’Apothecary’s Rose’ plants:
It is one of the earliest cultivated species of roses, being cultivated by the Greek and Romans and it was commonly used in Mediaeval gardens. In the 19th century it was the most important species of rose to be cultivated, and most modern European rose cultivars have at least a small contribution from R. gallica in their ancestry.2
Red Rose of Lancaster, Rose of Provins, Red Gallica, Apothekerrose
Rosa gallica duplex, Rosa gallica maxima, Rosa gallica officinalis, Rosa gallica plena
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