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'Empress of China' rose Description
'Empress of China' rose photo
Photo courtesy of AmiRoses
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
6 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium pink.
Registration name: Empress of China
Origin:
Discovered by Jackson (United States, 1896).
Introduced in United States by Elizabeth Nursery Company in 1896 as 'Empress of China'.
Class:
China, Cl., Climber.  
Bloom:
Pink.  Strong fragrance.  Occasional repeat later in the season.  
Habit:
Climbing.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Notes:
Parentage not certain, see References.
'Empress of China' was the first American clipper to reach China.
 
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