The Crown Princess Margareta rose is a crowning apricot/orange colored rose. You can grow them as climbing roses by letting them grow taller, or keep them trimmed for perfect shrub roses..
This David Austin English rose bush bears large clusters of roses that are neatly formed rosettes.
The pretty, old fashioned blooms are medium to large size, with lots of petals. The rose flower is typical cupped to flat English form.
The flowers appear in flushes throughout the season.
The blooms are quite large, and very fragrant, with a strong fruity Tea fragrance.
Type English Climbing or Shrub Roses
Hybridizer David Austin 1999 (United Kingdom)
Blooms Apricot/orange blooms are rosette shaped. 4" blooms with 120 petals
Foliage medium size, medium green foliage
Fragrance Strong, Tea rose, Fruity scent
Growth Habits Vigorous growing climber is slightly arching as a shrub. It grows 5 x 4 1/2' as a shrub, and 9-11' as a climber
Hardy zones Zones 6b - 9b
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The Crown Princess Margareta makes a superb Shrub rose, producing graceful, arching canes that are covered in apricot/orange colored blooms. Or grow it as a small climber (like the picture above) for a Romantic look! It will fill the path with scent from the beautiful roses.
Crown Princess Margareta of Sweden was the granddaughter of Queen Victoria, and an accomplished gardener in landscaping. This rose was named after her.
This rose benefits from summer pruning, and generally thrives in most conditions.
Removing the spent flowers will encourage it to repeat blooms faster.
These roses make great cut flowers, so if you grow it, be sure to cut some for the vase. The color and fragrance is fantastic!