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'Paul's Scarlet' is a Rose variety in the Rosa genus with a scientific name of Rosa. Blooms typically mature to a diameter of 10.0 cm (3.9 inches imperial) and produce a Rose myrrh fragrance, whilst displaying in these approximate colours:   Scarlet crayola and   Red and   Red. The mature flowers are of a Double form. Leaves appear approximately as a   La Salle Green and   Pakistan green colour.

Year: 1916
Colour: Crimson Deep Red
Height: Up To 3m
Size: 3 m x 2.4 m (10 ft x 8 ft)
Flowering period: Repeat flowering
Suitable for
tolerant of poorer soils
suitable for north wall
shade tolerant
Climate: Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

A type of Flower, it mainly grows as a Perennial plant - which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+). Paul's Scarlet is known for its Shrub habit and growing to a height of approximately 2.00 metres (6.50 feet). This variety tends to bloom in mid summer.

United Kingdom is believed to be where Paul's Scarlet originates from.

Paul's Scarlet Rose needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Paul's Scarlet have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Paul's Scarlet

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Flowers in the summer, from new growth in the spring, produced from over wintered wood. Each year remove one or two old branches, tie in carefully chosen replacement, fast growing shoots at the end of the summer to renew the plant.

Paul's Scarlet likes a position of partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Paul's Scarlet is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Paul's Scarlet are Zone 5 and Zone 9. Ideally plant in loamy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 4.5 and 8.0 as Paul's Scarlet likes to be in moderately acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Paul's Scarlet from seed

Not normally grown from seed.

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 3.96 feet (1.22 metres) and sow at a depth of around 0.25 inches (0.64 cm).

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Paul's Scarlet about 35 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Paul's Scarlet

Can be trained over a support or against a wall. Normally established from a pot grown plant or bear rooted stock. Prepare a hole deep enough to contain the root and cover the graft and wide enough to comfortably contain the lateral roots. add in come blood fish and bone meal, back fill and firm in.

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Paul's Scarlet is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Paul's Scarlet

Very prolific, with a long season, can be used as cut flowers

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by mid summer.

Rose Paul's Scarlet Etymology

From William Paul 1916

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