Gallica, Provins Rose
Rosa 'Camaieux'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Camaieux
Additional cultivar information:(aka Camaeux, Camaien, Camaieu, Camailleux, Camayeux)
Hybridized by Gendron
Registered or introduced: 1826
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Class:

Gallica

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

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)

Bloom Color:

Mauve and mauve blend (mb)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Eye present

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Habit:

Bush

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Other Details:

Shade-tolerant

Prone to weak stems

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on old wood; prune after flowering

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jun 28, 2007, sirane from Launceston, Cornwall
United Kingdom wrote:

This is an interesting Gallica and said to be a much better striped rose than Rose Mundi so why is it seen less often?

I have read conflicting reports with some saying that it is non too vigorous a grower and also the stems are said to be a bit weak.