Tuesday, 25 March 2014

ROSA 'MR LINCOLN'

Rosa 'Mister Lincoln' is a large flowered (hybrid tea) bush rose introduced in 1964. (AARS 1965). It is a tall red rose is renowned for its strong fragrance (in still air it can be detected up to 3 metres away) and its deep, red colour. It grows to about 1.2 metres high and 1 metre across. The leaves are matt dark green. The buds are deep red and open up into large, velvety red, double blossoms. It has typically around 30 to 35 petals per flower. It is a vigorous plant that performs well in all climates. Mister Lincoln is hardy to zone 5-9.

This post is part of the Our World Tuesday meme,
and also part of the Ruby Tuesday meme,
and also part of the Nature Footsteps Floral Macros meme.

5 comments:

  1. An incredible flower, beautifully photographed.

    Mersad
    Mersad Donko Photography

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  2. a rose named "Mr"? strange! But it still looks good. :)

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  3. I'm guessing it was named Mr. Lincoln in honor of the assassinated president. Blood?

    Cemetery Sand & Red

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