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botanical name:
Rosa 'Duchess of Portland'
Rosa 'Duchess of Portland' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Shrub Rose, The Portland Rose, Scarlet Four Seasons Rose
synonyms:  Rosa 'Portland Rose', Rosa paestana, Rosa portlandica
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 1.50m
width: 1.20m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
Bushy shrub rose. Prolific clusters of single or semi-double bright scarlet red flowers with conspicuous anthers. Repeat flowering. Vigorous growth and healthy foliage.

Fertile, moist, well drained soil in an open sunny position. Tolerant of poor soils and some shade.
Prune in spring to maintain shape.

By cuttings

Excellent for hedging

other notes:
Raised about 1790
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