Gallica's or Gallica Roses (pictures of), one of the four Ancient Classes of Roses that are commonly referred to as Old Roses, propagated and grown for retail sale by Azalea House Flowering Shrub Farm with links to pictures (when available). The roses in this class are easy to grow and tolerate poor soil. If pictures dont open click here! Picture on right shows quantity in stock in 7 gallon or 3 gallon size for $30 on green dot. No colored dot? None for sale. Click for larger image. yellow dot is 15 gallon for $50.

004) APOTHECARY'S ROSE 'Apothecary's Rose', Rosa gallica 'officinallis', 'Red Rose of Lancaster' 'Rose of Provins' gallica old garden rose introduced before 1500 (zones 4 thru 10, 3 feet x 3 feet'), fragrant blooms for several weeks late spring to early summer in our area. Growing well in a 45 gallon pot near the sidewalk (check the newsletter for pictures).

181BELLE DE CRECY, 'Belle de Crecy' Hybrid gallica rose (zones 4 thru 8, 5 feet x 3 feet ), strongly fragrant, it blooms for several weeks in late spring to early summer.

118) CAMAIEUX Hybrid Gallica Rose, (Hybrid Gallica, z4, 1826, n/r), zone 4, 3 feet tall, non-recurrent.

116) CARDINAL de RICHELIEU Hybrid Gallica 'Cardinal de Richelieu' Gallica Old Garden Rose introduced before 1847, (zones 4 thru 8, 4 feet x 6 feet), fragrant, it blooms for several weeks in late spring to early summer.

016) 'COMPLICATA' Old gallica Rose, Complicata Gallica Old Garden Rose introduced before 1800 (zone 5 to 8, 8'x8'), blooms for several weeks late spring to early summer.

199 'Duc de Guiche' Gallica Rose Duc de Guiche, Gallica Rose, Mauve, very fragrant, introduced before 1810

184 Duchesse de Montebello 'Duchesse de Montebello' gallica (or hybrid china) old garden rose introduced by Laffay in 1824 (zones 4 thru 8, 4 feet x 3 feet ), strongly fragrant, it blooms for us in late spring to early summer.

188 Hippolyte 'Hippolyte' Gallica Old Garden Rose introduced 1842, Zones 4 thru 9, 6 feet x 5 feet, very fragrant flowers bloom for several weeks late spring to early summer.

201 'Ipsilante' 1821 'Ipsilante', Ypsilante', Gallica Rose, Mauve pink flowers, fragrant, disease resistant, grows to around 5 feet tall, introduced in 1821,

158) La Belle Sultane or Violacea, 'La Belle' Sultane', 'Violacea' Hybrid gallica Old Garden Rose introduced around 1795. (Zones 4 thru 8, 5 feet x 5 feet) fragrant flowers bloom for 6 to 8 weeks late spring to early summer, orange fall foliage (Taylor's Guides "Roses" Ondra, page 54, zones 4-8), ("Best Rose Guide" Phillips & Rix, 34, zone 5), ("Roses" Beales, 151, R. gallica violacea), ("Roses Of America" Scanniello, 60), ("The Organic Rose Garden" Druitt, 64), ("Classic Roses" Beales, 160). Growing well in a 45 gallon pot near the sidewalk (check the newsletter for pictures).

49) 'ROSA MUNDI' or 'Rosamond' (Rosa gallica versicolor), 'Rosamonde', Rosa mundi', Rosa gallica versicolar, Gallica Old Garden Rose introduced before 1581, (zones 4 thru 8, 4'x4'), a sport of the 'Apothecary's Rose' named after Rosamond Clifford; Mistress to King Henry VIII, fragrant, it blooms for several weeks in late spring to early summer. Growing well in a 45 gallon pot near the sidewalk (check the newsletter for pictures).

205 'Surpasse Tout' 1823 'Surpasse Tout', 'Cerisette la Jolie', Gallica Rose, introduced before 1823, fragrant, deep cerisse-maroon flowers, ordered 5 grafted on Rosa multiflora for 2011 that I will propagate from and sell.

206 'Tricolore de Flandre' 'Tricolore de Flandre', Gallica Rose, introduced in 1827, pale pink flowers heavily striped with purple, fragrant,

207 'Tuscany' 'Tuscany', 'The Old Velvet Rose', Gallica Rose, semi-double maroon purple flowers with yellow stamens, introduced before 1596 in Italy.

62) 'TUSCANY SUPERB' Hybrid Gallica Rose, (1837), non recurrent, ("Growing Roses Organically" Wilde, 148, zones 4-10, DR-0/0), ("Roses" Beales, 152, superb), ("David Austin's English Roses" Austin, 12), ("Classic Roses" Beales, 165), 4'X3', sport of 'Tuscany', introduced by Paul in 1848, semi-double flowers of velvety dark red. golden stamens in center. strongly perfumed.

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