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PlantFiles: Gallica Rose
Rosa 'La Belle Sultane'

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: La Belle Sultane
Additional cultivar information: (aka Alpina Maheca, Cumberland Rose, Grand Sultane, Violacea Maheka)
Hybridized by Unknown; Year of Registration or Introduction: pre 1795

Synonym:Rosa gallica violacea

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Class:
Gallica

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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:
Medium red (mr)

Bloom Shape:
Single
Semi-double

Flower Fragrance:
Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Habit:
Bush

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Other Details:
Shade-tolerant
Resistant to black spot
Resistant to mildew
Resistant to rust
Sets hips

Pruning Instructions:
Blooms on old wood; prune after flowering

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral DaylilySLP On Mar 24, 2015, DaylilySLP from Dearborn Heights, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

AKA
Aigle rouge
Belle Sultane
Gallica Maheca
Gallica Maheka
Mahaeca
Maheca (Gallica)
Maheka
Rosa gallica Maheka flore subsimplici
Rosa gallica violacea
Violacea
Violacea Maheka

Regional...

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

Fayetteville, Arkansas
San Rafael, California
Winchester, California
Brooklyn, New York
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania



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