Mister Lincoln - Weeks Rose

Regular price $39.99

MISTER LINCOLN

Hybrid Tea

Fragrant blooms of richest red.

  • Strong melon fragrance
  • Suitable for zones 5 - 10
  • Likes full sun
  • Repeat flowering
  • Also available as 36" tree

DETAILED DESCRIPTION

 A historic American milestone in red roses that's still hard to beat. The large pointed buds and rich red well-formed blooms have a velvety quality that you must feel to believe. The powerful damask rose fragrance seduces even the hardest heart. 

GROWTH HABIT

 Vigorous, tall and proud with long stems & dark green leaves. Likes consistent warm days & cool nights. Adaptable to adverse weather conditions including heat. It has an attractive tall, upright habit of dark green, leathery foliage that makes a wonderful backdrop for the blossoms. 

AWARDS

AARS winner in 1965.

ROSE CHARACTERISTICS

 Rose Type

Hybrid Tea

 Growth Habit

Upright

 Color

Velvety deep red

 Fragrance Strength

Strong melon

 Flowering

Fully double blooms

 Flower Size

Large

 Disease Resistance

Average

 Height

3 - 7 ft

 Width

2 ft

 Hybridizer

Herbert Swim & O.L. Weeks

 Year of Introduction

1965

 Introduced by

Conard-Pyle Co.

 Suitable for zones

Zones 5 - 10

 Petal Count

30 to 35