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Empress Joséphine

Old Rose

Empress Joséphine

Old Rose

Fragrant, bright pink blooms
  • Height & Spread

    4ft x 3ft

  • Colour

    Bright pink

  • Fragrance


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  • 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

    • Family:

      Old Rose

    • Fragrance Strength:


    • Flowering:

      Once Flowering

    • Fragrance Notes:

      Old Rose/fruity

    • Colour:

      Bright pink

    • Height & Spread:

      4ft x 3ft

  • Ideal for

    • Shady Areas

    • Mixed Border

  • Growing Conditions

    • Full Sunlight

    • East, South, West Facing

    • All soil types

  • 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.

  • Awards

    • RHS Garden of Merit Award

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