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Mister Lincoln Rose

​​Rosa 'Mister Lincoln'

  • Common Name: Mister Lincoln
  • Scientific Name: Rosa 'Mister Lincoln'
  • Family Name: Roseaceae
  • Origin: United States
  • Height: 6’ – 8’
  • Width: 2’ – 3’
  • Growth: moderate
  • Zone: 5A – 10B
  • Light Needs: Full sun
  • Salt Tolerance:  unknown
  • Soil/PH/Texture: Tolerates a wide variety of humus enriched, well-drained soils from sandy loam to clay loam; roses live best in a pH range of 6.0-7.2 with 6.5 being the ideal for optimum growth and flowering. (pH outside of this range causes loss of nutrients which has a detrimental effect of roses.)
  • Soil Moisture: average water needs
  • Drought Tolerance: unknown
  • Pests/Diseases: roses are bug and disease resistant with a moderate amount of care.
  • Growing Conditions: low maintenance, prune early to promote new growth.
  • Characteristics: the fragrant blooms are dark red, exceptionally large – 6”, full of 24 – 40 petals, double, tea shaped, appear in late spring – early summer and bloom repeatedly.
  • Propagation: by stem cuttings, grafting and budding
  • Wildlife: attracts birds, bees, and butterflies
  • Facts: hybridized by Herbert Swim and Weeks Rose Growers in 1964 and introduced into the United States in 1965. Parentage - Chrysler Imperial x Charles Mallerin and has 3 child plants.
  • Designer Considerations: use as a border, hedge, in garden beds, as accents, makes great cut flowers and they are good for drying and preserving as well.