RoseFile Database

Splendens - Gallica Rose

Splendens

Gallica. Bred by Unknown in England in 1583.
Use:
 
Arch, Pergola, Wall
Color:
 
Pale Pink
Form:
 
Single
Fragrance:
 
Moderate
Remontance:
 
Once Blooming
Abundance:
 
Plentiful
Bloom Size:
 
Small - about 2 inches
Cold Hardiness:
 
Zone 4 - 9
Height & Width:
 
15 ft x 6 ft
Recommendation:
 

Comments Its flowers are quite loose and floppy, with about 10 petals, and in a light and soft shade of pink. The fragrance is a strong myrrh which David Austin has sought to reproduce in his roses. The plant can reach at least 10 ft and may reach 20 ft in height. It blooms once a season.