Remove the rose from its packaging and plant it immediately. It is a long-stemmed rose, good for cutting. Mr lincoln has been blooming well, even since the short time he has been planted. The smell is amazing. 36 - 60 inch tall. On Jun 19, 2016, summer_luvin from Clovis, CA (Zone 9a) wrote: I planted 2 Mr Lincolns in front of my garage because of so many wonderful review. Except for some critter that likes its leaves (a systemic pesticide has remedied that) it ... read morehas taken off and is currently 8 ft tall (after 1-1/2 years) and blooms multiple typical Mister Lincoln blooms at a time regularly. I only have it for 2 years but it is finally giving me several buds at a time instead of just one. For Wisconsin, I would recommend a less tender hybrid tea, e.g., Ingrid Bergmann. Don't fertilize during the winter months. I am hoping that if I continue to prune the blaze back that my Mr. Lincoln will finally thrive again. Those are the ones I pulled out to put Mr lincoln in their place. mine is 23 years old and going as if it were 5 years old. it would be great if someone would post advice on how to properly prune Mr. Lincoln to maximize budding. It just takes those few select blooms to outperform a multitude o... read moref roses....(I am a scent hound and will go to all the local nurseries and gardens to sniff out each rose). back as far as I could manage. On Mar 31, 2004, spiderphish from Bremerton, WA wrote: I love this rose's abilty to take cuttings! This red rose is perfect. This deep red rose has flowers with a velvety texture that invites contact. On May 29, 2013, midgey from Denver, CO wrote: a must in all colorado gardens. People know this is my favorite rose. I thought red roses were pretty ho-hum til Mr. Lincoln started showing his stuff. Bred by Herbert Swim and Weeks Rose Growers in 1964, the rose was named an All-America Rose … Mr. Lincoln is one of those older HT's with a really nasty, rangey habit where stems go for miles and the bottom and middle of the plant are bare. A vigorous, tall, upright continual blooming bush with dark green foliage. On Apr 17, 2005, chicochi3 from Fayetteville, AR (Zone 6b) wrote: This is what a rose is supposed to smell like! I do get some black spot, but not even CLOSE to enough to impact the health of this brute. At the end of the growing season in October, use 0-10-10 for the final feeding and apply Epsom salts again. Although the plant is not an abundant bloomer, it really makes a bold statement in great red color and rich fragrance. On Apr 16, 2008, sthwnd from Green Cove Springs, FL (Zone 9a) wrote: We are growing this rose for the first time. On Feb 16, 2005, JulieGeek from Elgin, TX (Zone 8b) wrote: I grow Mr. Lincoln in Elgin, TX. Dig a hole in the amended soil about 2 feet deep and wide, and fill it with water. I noticed he was about to die. That spring the Mr. Lincoln burst into growth and bloom! On Aug 22, 2011, dfwpaul from Dallas, TX wrote: This plant was a gift I planted in a 3 foot pot. This variety is a repeat bloomer so it goes without saying that sun light is vital to the long term success of this rose. Lincoln Rose, Rose Culture in the Norhern San Francisco Bay Area. Once established, it is amazingly hardy! Strong, sweet fragrance. I know it is blooming the second I open the greenhouse door by the wonderful scent. Water the plant well. The bush is tall and gangly, with a typical hybrid-tea form, and it never seems to get more than two or three blooms at one time. Excellent container plant, landscape accent or border plant in climates of Northern California, like Sacramento, Folsom, Elk Grove, Rocklin and Roseville This American hybrid tea rose was a breakthrough when it was first introduced in 1965, and it's still hard to compete with its classic beauty today. Mister Lincoln Hybrid Tea Rose Many consider this classic beauty to be the best red tea rose ever, with its huge 4-6" blooms of deep velvety red which are among the most fragrant of all tea roses! Grafted roses, sometimes referred to as budded bareroot roses, have roots that belong to a different variety of rose than the shoots. mbed to winter. Our staff is a diverse group of Certified Horticulturists, ready to assist you in a knowledgeable way. It's strong and can is almost always present. One to a stem. On Jul 19, 2015, angeladoria from Provo, UT wrote: My Mr. Lincoln rose bush is my favorite rose, by far. 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