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Roses - Gallica Roses - Officinalis

90-120cm (3-4 ft)

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Also known as the Apothecary's Rose of Provins or The Red Rose of Lancaster. Light crimson, large semi double flowers. One of the showiest of roses. Adopted in the 13th Century as the emblem of the House of Lancaster. Later combined with the badge of the House of York Rose alba to become the red and white Tudor Rose, Gallica Versicolor (Rosa mundi) is a sport from this form. A splendid garden plant with low bushy growth and much branched.

Available bare root annually from November to April.

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The Apothecary Rose