The oldest cultivated rose, deep pink to carmine red with a mauve undertone. The medium, semi-double flowers have been valued already by the Egyptians, Persians and Romans. Also, throughout history this rose has been known for its healing properties. 4' - 5', bushy, har. Propagated on hardy Rosa Multiflora rootstock. All roses have been grown and tended in our family-owned rose nursery.
Rosa gallica 'Officinalis
Apothecary's Rose, Officinalis, Red Rose of Lancaster
Gallica, Historic Rose
Very Fragrant rose
Unknown, before 1240
4' - 5' *
3b - 9d *
* The heights & zones are guidelines only. Roses & fruit trees grow differently in different zones, and require proper winter protection accordingly.