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Rose Ispahan (Damask) in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Rosa 'Ispahan' syn. Rosa 'Pompon des Princes', Rosa 'Rose d'Ispahan'

 

Rose 'Ispahan' (Damask)

This group of roses includes those deciduous shrubs that arose as sports or hybrids of the rose species and where much cultivated before the introduction of hybrid tea roses. While the flowering season is generally shorter than that of modern shrub roses, the flowers are outstanding for their rich fragrance. The grouping of Old Roses includes the following sub-sections: Alba, Bourbon, Cabbage, Damask, Dwarf Polyantha, Gallica, Hybrid Musk, Hybrid Perpetual, Hybrid Rugosa, Hybrid Sweetbriar, Moss, Portland and Scotch. 'Ispahan' (or 'Pompon des Princes', 'Rose d'Ispahan' as it is sometimes sold as) is a damask rose with pink flowers and a strong fragrance.

 
plant Features
  • Rose Ispahan (Damask) likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Rose Ispahan (Damask) likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Rose Ispahan (Damask) is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Rose Ispahan (Damask) likes rich and free draining

    Rich and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Rose 'Ispahan' (Damask)

Latin name

Rosa 'Ispahan' syn. Rosa 'Pompon des Princes', Rosa 'Rose d'Ispahan'

type

Deciduous Perennial

family

Rosaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Rose Ispahan (Damask) likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Rose Ispahan (Damask) is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Rose Ispahan (Damask) likes rich and free draining

    Rich and free draining

  • Water

    Rose Ispahan (Damask) likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Rose Ispahan (Damask) is 1.50meters x 2.45meters 1.50 M 2.45 M

Rosa 'Ispahan' syn. Rosa 'Pompon des Princes', Rosa 'Rose d'Ispahan'

This group of roses includes those deciduous shrubs that arose as sports or hybrids of the rose species and where much cultivated before the introduction of hybrid tea roses. While the flowering season is generally shorter than that of modern shrub roses, the flowers are outstanding for their rich fragrance. The grouping of Old Roses includes the following sub-sections: Alba, Bourbon, Cabbage, Damask, Dwarf Polyantha, Gallica, Hybrid Musk, Hybrid Perpetual, Hybrid Rugosa, Hybrid Sweetbriar, Moss, Portland and Scotch. 'Ispahan' (or 'Pompon des Princes', 'Rose d'Ispahan' as it is sometimes sold as) is a damask rose with pink flowers and a strong fragrance.


Planting

From Late Autumn TO Late Spring

Prepare the planting site by digging over the bed and incorporate liberal quantities of well rotted manure or compost; lighten heavy clay soil with half rotted straw. Dress the top soil with plenty of peat mixed with hop manure and chopped up turf. Fresh animal manure is harmful to the roots and should only be used in the bottom spit. Where possible, prepare the planting site a few weeks in advance. Do this in late summer for planting in autumn. Plant at any time between late autumn and late spring. Prepare a planting mixture of bone meal and moist peat. Spread out the roots in the planting hole and add the planting mixture until the roots are covered. Add soil and firm in the plant by treading.

 
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