Rosa gallica officinalis

Apothecary's Rose, Apothecaries' Rose, Red Rose of Lancaster

These roses have bushy habits and low-maintenance requirements that make them well-suited for landscaping, for containers or flowering hedges. They mix well with other shrubs, perennials or ground covers. Many have long blooming periods. Most are commonly available. Buy old or species types from specialty nurseries.
Rosa gallica officinalis, Apothecary's Rose, Apothecaries' Rose, Red Rose of Lancaster
Monks of the Middle Ages grew this spreading rose for herbal remedies. Blooms once in early summer, with deliciously fragrant single, semi-double, or double flowers. Tolerates poor soil.

Attributes - Rosa gallica officinalis

Plant Type: Rose

Bloom Season: Early Summer

Flower Color: Pink, Purple, Red

Foliage: Semi-Deciduous

Height: 3 ft. to 4 ft.

Width: 4 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Notes: Thrives in Hot Climates. Container Plants, Fragrant. Susceptible to Aphids, Black Spot, Powdery Mildew, Rust, Spider Mites, Thrips.

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