SILVERY-PINK TEA SCENTED DOUBLE-CUPPED ROSES
- Silvery-pink flowers will emerge in spring, last in summer, then again in fall
- Rather thornless shrub with long stems surrounded by glossy green leaves
- Very reliable, hardy, disease resistant
- Won five prestigious rose awards
- Was put in the Rose Hall of Fame in 1979
- Deer resistant
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- Ships in a plant-safe designed box
Photo Credit: ©Nova-Photo-Graphik GmbH® Queen Elizabeth Rose
- Hardiness Zone: 5-9
- Mature Height: 4-6' tall
- Mature Width: 2-3' wide
- Exposure: Full Sun
- Spacing: 36" apart
Why plant Queen Elizabeth Rose?
The Queen Elizabeth Rose, a flower for royalty. These large cupped silvery-pink flowers have won five awards for being the Most Prestigious Rose in the USA. Then it was later on added to the Rose Hall of Fame in 1976, wouldn’t you want a Hall of Fame rose in your garden? It is said that these flowers have a moderate tea fragrance and are practically thornless for easy picking. Each pretty pink flower sits on top of glossy deep green leaves that contrast with other plants beautifully. These rose bushes are rather vigorous and blooms will flush in spring, last all summer, then again in the fall.
The Queen Elizabeth Rose was bred by Lammerts and then introduced in 1954. This was two years after Queen Elizabeth II has ascended to the throne.
How to use Queen Elizabeth Rose in the landscape?
These gorgeous royal flowers work best almost anywhere. Although they are simply perfect for back border plants or use them as a flowering hedge. Decorate flower beds, borders, or plant them in containers to add to porches and patios to enjoy their lovely scents. Use shears to add them to cut flower arrangements to bring them inside.
Hardiness Zone: 5-9
How To Plant Queen Elizabeth Rose
Plant Miss Queen Elizabeth Rose somewhere she can reach full sun conditions and well-draining soils for best results. Other than that they really aren’t that picky.
How To Water
Newly planted Queen Elizabeth Roses will need to be watered every two or three days to help with establishment. Once the plant has established, you can water your roses once or twice a week to help keep the soil slightly moist.
How To Fertilize
Make sure these roses are watered before you continue with fertilization. You’ll want to feed them in the early spring after the last frost. We recommend using our Elements Starter Plant Food in granular form.
How To Prune
When pruning Miss Queen Elizabeth Rose you will want to remove about one third to two thirds of the branches to help get the rose prepared for new flower production.
How Does Shipping Work?
Size Small (AAA), Medium (A2A), and Large (AA) plants (our Treelings, Shrubs, Bushes, and Perennials) will be shipped directly to your home by a common carrier. Ships in a plant-safe designed box within 5-7 business days.
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