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'Shakespeare' rose Description
'Bourbon Queen' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Tamara&Samo
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
101 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Pink blend Bourbon.
Registration name: Queen of Bourbons
Origin:
Bred by Mauget (France, 1834).
Class:
Bourbon.  
Bloom:
Pink and buff, darker shading.  Flowers fawn and rose.  Strong, sweet fragrance.  up to 35 petals.  Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, cupped bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Habit:
Height of 6' to 13' 1" (185 to 400 cm).  Width of 4' to 6' (120 to 185 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be used for cut flower, garden, hedge, pillar or shrub.  Produces decorative hips.  shade tolerant.  This rose blooms on old wood.  
Ploidy:
Tetraploid
Parentage:
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