Rose 'Empress Joséphine'

Syn:  'Impératrice Joséphine'; 'Francofurtana'

Gallica - Francofurtana rose

Origin: Descemet, France ca. 1815

Height: 70-100 cm

Flower colour: pink

Flower form: double

Flowering time:  once blooming, July - August

Scent: strong

Sunlight:  full sun

Soil: fertile, well drained

pH: neutral (6,5-7)

Hardiness:  possibly class 3

Other hardiness ratings: USDA zone 5; Scandinavia H6

Limited die-back in

sheltered positions.

Pretty reliable flowering.

Flowers not rain-tolerant.

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