'Scarlet Queen Elizabeth' rose Description
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Orange or orange-red Floribunda.Registration name: DICelExhibition name:
Scarlet Queen Elizabeth
Scarlet. Mild fragrance. Large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 42" to 4' (105 to 120 cm). Width of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
In September 1998, the Montreal Botanical Garden (Le Jardin Botanique de Montreal) carried out a survey of its roses' resistance to black spot, powdery mildew and rust. This is one of the outstanding varieties which showed a 0% to 5% infection rate. The data was taken on well-established roses.