Hybrid Musk Rose
Rosa 'Gravin Michel d'Ursel'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Gravin Michel d'Ursel
Additional cultivar information:(aka LENgravi)
Hybridized by Lens
Registered or introduced: 1994
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Class:

Hybrid Musk

Shrub

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)

Bloom Color:

Apricot and apricot blend (ab)

Bloom Shape:

Single

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Shrub

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Other Details:

Unknown - Tell us

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Columbia, South Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jun 15, 2013, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

R. Gravin Michel d'Ursel is a moschata hybrid, descending from Lavender Pinocchio x (Ballerina x Echo BRT).
This creation has been offered to the late Countess Nanda d'Ursel, by the famous Belgian rose-breeder, Louis Lens, a dear friend. It has been launched at Château de Hex during the first Rose-festival in 1994.

The Château de Hex was built in the 18th century on a beautiful natural site, by Count Charles-François de Velbrück. The first roses arrived in Hex in the 18th century during the reign of the Prince-Bishop and today these remain in the "Prince's Garden". Because these roses are not grafted but grow on their own roots, these two-century old plants, still flower abundantly throughout the summer. The gardens, park and woodlands have always been immaculately... read more