You may order this rose anytime and pick it up at the garden center when we open in April.
Crimson and red Gallica with strong fragrance. Average diameter 4.75 inches. Large, full (26-40 petals) bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer. Thornless (or almost). Dark green foliage. Shade tolerant. Prune lightly until this rose gets established (about two years), then prune it back by about a third. Prune right after flowering is finished. This rose blooms on old wood. Charles de Mills' was introduced 1786.