DESCRIPTIONMr Lincoln is a large-flowered rose characterized by a full buds with velvety, dark red flowers, long shoots and large matte leaves. The flowers, appearing singly or a few on the shoot, reach a diameter of up to 11 cm. The rose gives off an intense delightful aroma that can be smelled from afar. It grows up to approximately 110-130 cm. Flowering begins in mid-June, and is repeated several times till early autumn.
This shrub is best planted in a sunny position. It grows well in sandy-loam soil which is moderately moist, and has an optimum pH in the range of 6-6,5.
The faded flowers should always be removed from the plant. In summer, the shrub requires watering - this is best done in the morning or in the evening. Avoid soaking the leaves or flowers. In late autumn prune the plant, leaving only 10 cm of shoots. Then cover them with earth, sawdust or peat. This will protect the rose from frost. In early spring uncover the shoots and leaves so that the sun can have access to the plant. In order to prevent black spot use a suitable spray.