Empress Joséphine

Old Rose
Colour: Bright pink
Flowering: Once Flowering
Fragrance: Medium-strong, Old Rose/fruity
Size: Medium Shrub 125cm 90cm
Bloom Size: Large

Large, loosely double, bright pink blooms, followed by orange hips. Fruity Old Rose fragrance. A bushy shrub with ample grey-green foliage. Descemet, 1815. Read more

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WHAT IS A BARE ROOT ROSE? Seasonal bare root roses are delivered in plastic free packaging without soil or foliage. Best planted from November to April they will bloom come summer. A sustainable way of planting; they are cost effective and great for mass planting.
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 bare root rose

bare root rose

WHAT IS A BARE ROOT ROSE? Seasonal bare root roses are delivered in plastic free packaging without soil or foliage. Best planted from November to April they will bloom come summer. A sustainable way of planting; they are cost effective and great for mass planting.
€22,95

Save 10% when you buy three of the same rose

Description

Large, loosely double, bright pink blooms, followed by orange hips. Fruity Old Rose fragrance. A bushy shrub with ample grey-green foliage. Descemet, 1815.

Characteristics

Colour: Bright pink BLOOM COLOUR Colour may vary depending on growing conditions. Colour fade is a characteristic of some varieties.
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. 125cm 90cm
Breeder: Descemet
Year of Introduction: 1815

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.