Rose 'Navy Lady'


Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Navy Lady
Additional cultivar information:(aka AC Navy Lady)
Hybridized by Claude Richer
Registered or introduced: 2003
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24-36 in. (60-90 cm)


36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Bloom Color:

Dark red (dr)

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Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall



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This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Casco, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:


On Dec 24, 2014, tgwWhale from Casco, WI wrote:

I admit: I am not being fair to this rose when I rate it negative. I ran into it at a local garden center in the spring of 2014 and I noticed two things on the tag: the first is that it said "hybrid tea" and the second was that it said "Zone 4 hardy." For someone who lives in NE Wisconsin, finding a hybrid tea that was hardy to zone 4 was about as exciting as finding the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, so I snapped it up.

But it isn't a hybrid tea, no matter what the tag (from "Bailey Nursery") said. (The tag was put there by the nursery, not the garden center.where I bought it.) It is considered a shrub rose, but in my experience its growth habit is more like a floribunda's. It throws very large sprays of smallish (2") semi-double flowers at the end of long (2 t... read more