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Charles De Gaulle is a variety of Rose which is a member of the Rosa family. Its botanical name is Rosa 'Charles De Gaulle'. Charles De Gaulle is a patented hybrid variety. Blooms normally display as a colour very similar to   Mauve and   Opera mauve.

‘Charles De Gaulle’ is a hybrid tea rose that produces mauve / purple blend blooms with a strong fragrance.

It has a Perennial lifecycle, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Charles De Gaulle is known for its Shrub habit and growing to a height of approximately 1.00 metres (3.25 feet).

France is believed to be where Charles De Gaulle originates from.

Charles De Gaulle Rose tends to need a moderate amount of maintenance, so ensuring that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant is quite important to ensure you have a happy and healthy plant.

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

How to grow Charles De Gaulle

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

The variety is useful in beds or borders and is propagated by budding. 2

Enjoys a partial sun position in your garden and remember to water moderately. Charles De Gaulle is generally regarded as a hardy plant, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. USDA Hardiness Zone 4 to 9 are typically the USDA Hardiness Zones that are appropriate for this plant (although this can vary based on your microclimate). Charles De Gaulle needs a loamy soil with a ph of 4.5 to 8.0 (moderately acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Charles De Gaulle from seed

Transplanting Charles De Gaulle

Charles De Gaulle is hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Charles De Gaulle

Charles De Gaulle Patent Information

Charles de Gaulle ® is a registered trademark 1

Rose Charles De Gaulle Etymology

Named after ‘Charles de Gaulle’, in memory of the great French statesman (New Zealand rosarians prefer to honor one of their own heroes, the writer Katherine Mansfield)

Registration name: MEIlanein

Other Names for Rose 'Charles De Gaulle'

Katherine Mansfield


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