Alec's red rose

Common Name :Alec's red rose Botanical name :Rosa Alec's Red Family : Rosaceae

Alec's red rose

Order - Rosales

Subfamily - Rosoideae

Genus - Rosa

Cultivar Name - Alec's Red

Habit / Category - Hybrid Tea Rose, Bush Rose, Shrub rose

Life Cycle - Perennial

Origin/Native - Asia, Europe, America

Height - 3 to 8 feet tall

Spread - 2.5 feet wide

Flowering Season - Summer, Late Spring, frost

Flowers - Large, showy, double, classic, cup shaped, cherry red or crimson-red color, strong sweet fragrance, 30 to 40 petals, 3 to 5 inches blooms

Foliage - Green, deciduous, medium, glossy, healthy, alternatively arranged leaves, upright plant

Blooming - Repeatedly, flowering continuously

Flowering Season - All year round

Light Requirement & Care - Full sun, part shade, moist, sandy, loam, well drained soil, water regularly, mild temperature, average maintenance

Uses - Cut flowers, perfumes, commercial, art

Attracts - Butterflies, bees

Good for - Landscape design, greenhouse, glasshouses, garden roses, borders, beds, large pots, containers

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Government Rose Garden, Ooty, Nilgiri Hills, Tamil Nadu, India

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