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Rosa 'Chrysler Imperial' (Hybrid Tea Rose)

Rose 'Chrysler Imperial', Hybrid Tea Roses, Shrub Roses


Noted for its outstanding fragrance, Rosa 'Chrysler Imperial' is a striking Hybrid Tea rose with very large, 5 in. across (12 cm), fully double, high-centered, deep, velvety, crimson flowers (45-50 petals). Opening from long, pointed buds, they are strongly citrus scented and bloom in flushes from spring to fall. Borne on long stems, they stand out against the foliage of semi-glossy, dark green leaves. Hardy, vigorous, of upright habit, this shrub rose performs well in warm climates.

  • Recipient of many prestigious awards including 1953 All-America Rose Selection - the most prestigious rose award in the USA, 1964 John Cook Medal and 1965 James Alexander Gamble Rose Fragrance Award
  • Grows up to 3-6 ft. tall (90-180 cm) with a 2-4 ft. spread (60-120 cm).
  • An excellent choice for beds and borders or containers. Great cut flowers.
  • Best grown in full sun, in rich, fertile with adequate moisture, well-drained soils.
  • Some susceptibility to mildew.
  • Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.
  • Bred by Dr. Walter E. Lammerts (United States, 1952).

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 9
Heat Zones 5 – 9
Climate Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, H1, H2
Plant Type Roses
Plant Family Rosa - Hybrid Tea Roses, Rosa - Shrub Roses, Rosa - Roses
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 3' – 6' (90cm – 180cm)
Spread 2' – 4' (60cm – 120cm)
Spacing 48" (120cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Cutting Garden, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 9
Heat Zones 5 – 9
Climate Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, H1, H2
Plant Type Roses
Plant Family Rosa - Hybrid Tea Roses, Rosa - Shrub Roses, Rosa - Roses
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 3' – 6' (90cm – 180cm)
Spread 2' – 4' (60cm – 120cm)
Spacing 48" (120cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Cutting Garden, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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