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The Prince (Ausvelvet)

Category English Roses (English Rose Collection)
Bred By David Austin
Colour Lilac, Lavender, Purple
Flower Type Double/Full Bloom
Size Short Shrub
Hardiness Hardy
Repeating Excellent
Special Characteristics 2.5 ft. x 2 ft.

Flowers at first the deepest, richest crimson imaginable, but quickly turning to an equally rich royal purple not to be confused with the sometimes jarring purples of many modern roses.

Cupped rosette shape. Dusky, dark green foliage.

Requires generous treatment.

There is a strong Old Rose fragrance of the character associated with some of the darker Gallicas.