Rose Rosa 'Président de Sèze' (G)

👤 Non-toxic to humans
🐾 Non-toxic to pets
🌸 Blooming
🍪 Not edible
‍🌱 Hard-care
rose 'Président de Sèze'


Rosa 'Président de Sèze', commonly known as a rose, is a cultivated variety distinguished by its exquisite floral display. This plant produces stunning blooms that are often rich in color and exude a delightful fragrance. The flowers are typically layered with numerous petals that can create a full, lush appearance. Their shape might be classic and cupped, opening up from tight buds into often sizable blossoms that serve as a focal point in gardens. The foliage of the rose 'Président de Sèze' is generally glossy, contributing an attractive backdrop to the showy flowers. The leaves can range from bright to deep green, and they are usually comprised of several smaller leaflets that are arranged in an odd-pinnate manner. The stems can be strong and upright, often armed with thorns that can vary in size and frequency, providing a natural defense mechanism for the plant. As a cultivated variety, 'Président de Sèze' has been bred to present a certain habit that is tailored for ornamental appeal. Over the seasons, it may produce multiple flushes of blooms, often peaking during the warmer months. The timing and duration of its flowering period can depend on the climate and care it receives. Roses such as 'Président de Sèze' are favorites for cut flower arrangements, garden displays, and as specimens for rose enthusiasts, thanks to their striking appearance and captivating scent.

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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Synonyms

      President de Seze Rose

    • Common names

      Rosa 'President de Seze'.

  • skullToxicity

    • To humans

      The plant commonly known as rose is not considered toxic to humans. There are no general symptoms of poisoning associated with roses, as they are not poisonous. Ingesting parts of a rose plant, including petals, leaves, and hips, typically does not lead to any serious consequences.

    • To pets

      Roses are generally not considered toxic to pets. They do not cause poisoning, and ingesting parts of a rose, such as petals or leaves, is not typically harmful to animals such as dogs or cats. However, the thorns may cause physical injury if not careful.

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Life cycle


    • Foliage type


    • Color of leaves


    • Flower color


    • Height

      4 feet (1.2 meters)

    • Spread

      3 feet (0.9 meters)

    • Plant type


    • Hardiness zones


    • Native area



  • money-bagGeneral Benefits

    • Aesthetic Appeal: Adds elegance and color to gardens with its vibrant blooms.
    • Landscaping: Can be used as a focal point in garden design or as part of a hedging scheme.
    • Pollinator Attraction: Attracts bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects that aid in plant pollination.
    • Fragrance: Produces a pleasant scent that can enhance the sensory experience of a garden.
    • Versatility: Suitable for growing in borders, containers, and as cut flowers for indoor decoration.
    • Emotional Well-being: Enhances the mood and reduces stress levels through interaction with nature.
    • Habitat Creation: Provides shelter and food sources for various species of wildlife.

  • medicalMedical Properties

    This plant is not used for medical purposes.

  • windAir-purifying Qualities

    This plant is not specifically known for air purifying qualities.

  • leavesOther Uses

    • Crafting natural dyes: The petals of the rose can be used to create natural dyes for fabrics, imparting subtle colors.
    • Gourmet cooking: Rose petals from the rose can be crystallized or used as a delicate flavoring in desserts and certain dishes, adding a floral touch.
    • Floral water production: The rose can be distilled to produce rose water, commonly used in Middle Eastern cuisine and as a natural skin toner.
    • Bath additives: Petals from the rose can be added to bathwater for a luxurious, fragrant bath experience.
    • Aromatherapy: Rose petals can be used to make essential oils, which are often used in aromatherapy for stress relief and relaxation.
    • Decorative purposes: Dried rose petals can be used in potpourri mixtures or as a natural confetti for weddings and other celebrations.
    • Bookmark crafting: Dried petals can be laminated within bookmarks as an elegant touch for book lovers.
    • Floral art: The rose blooms can be pressed and used in botanical art, preserving their beauty in framed artworks.
    • Edible landscaping: The rose shrub can be included in edible garden designs, providing both aesthetic appeal and edible petals.
    • Scented writing inks: Rose petals can be infused in homemade inks to add fragrance to handwritten letters and notes.

Interesting Facts

  • bedFeng Shui

    The rose is associated with love and romance in Feng Shui, so the Rosa 'Président de Sèze', commonly known as a rose, can be placed in the southwest corner of a garden or room to enhance romantic relationships and attract love. Its pleasing appearance and scent also promote positive energy, or Qi, within a space.

  • aquariusZodiac Sign Compitability

    The rose is not used in astrology practice.

  • spiralPlant Symbolism

    • Love and Adoration - The Rosa 'Président de Sèze', commonly known as a rose, is universally symbolizing love and deep admiration, often given as a token of one's affection.
    • Beauty - Roses are frequently associated with beauty and perfection, reflecting their delicate form and enchanting fragrance.
    • Balance - The rose stands for balance, expressing the harmony of its petals that symmetrically unfold around the center, reminiscent of an ideal and balanced beauty.
    • Passion - They are known to symbolize passion, especially the deep red hues, indicating intense and romantic feelings.
    • Secrets and Confidentiality - In historical times, roses were placed in meeting spaces to pledge all present to secrecy, symbolizing confidentiality and the term "sub rosa" (under the rose).
    • Intrigue - Due to its complex structure, the rose can also represent intrigue or the unfolding of mysteries.

Every 1-2 weeks
2500 - 10000 Lux
Every 2-3 years
  • water dropWater

    The rose known as 'President de Seze' should be watered deeply once a week, making sure that the soil is thoroughly soaked which often means using about 1 to 1.5 gallons of water per plant depending on the size and the weather conditions. In particularly hot or dry climates, watering may need to increase to twice per week. It’s important to avoid overhead watering to prevent diseases; instead, water at the base of the plant. During winter or rainy seasons, reduce watering as the plant will require less moisture. Always check the top couple of inches of soil for dryness before watering to avoid overwatering.

  • sunLight

    Roses, including 'President de Seze', thrive best in full sun conditions. They require at least six hours of direct sunlight each day to flourish. The ideal spot for planting is one that receives early morning sun which is less intense and helps dry dew quickly, reducing the risk of fungal diseases. Partial shade, especially in the hotter parts of the day, is acceptable but may reduce the plant's vigor and blooming potential.

  • thermometerTemperature

    The 'President de Seze' rose prefers a temperature range between 65-75 degrees Fahrenheit but can tolerate temperatures as low as 32 degrees Fahrenheit. It's important to protect the plant from harsh winter conditions as it can start to suffer damage below this temperature. The ideal conditions are a temperate climate with moderate temperatures, avoiding extremes of heat or cold for optimal growth and flowering.

  • scissorsPruning

    Pruning 'President de Seze' roses is vital for promoting vigorous growth and maintaining plant shape. Prune in early spring after the last frost has passed, removing dead or weak wood, and cutting back canes that cross each other to improve air circulation. Shape the plant by cutting back canes by about one-third to one-half their length. Annual or biannual pruning is recommended to encourage healthy blooms and prevent disease.

  • broomCleaning

    As needed

  • bambooSoil

    Roses, like Rosa 'Président de Sèze', thrive in rich, loamy soil with good drainage. A mix of two parts loam, one part peat moss, and one part well-rotted manure or compost is ideal. Maintain a soil pH of 6.0 to 6.5 for optimal growth.

  • plantRepotting

    Rose bushes, such as Rosa 'Président de Sèze', typically do not require frequent repotting. They are best planted directly in the garden. If grown in containers, repotting may be done every 2-5 years to refresh the soil and accommodate root growth.

  • water dropsHumidity & Misting

    Roses prefer moderate humidity levels. Rosa 'Président de Sèze' can tolerate humidity levels typical of outdoor environments but do not require special humidity adjustments.

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Indoor

      Provide bright light, good air flow, and regular feeding.

    • Outdoor

      Plant in full sun, ensure well-draining soil, and water deeply.

    • Hardiness zone

      4-9 USDA

  • circleLife cycle

    The Rosa 'Président de Sèze', commonly known as the garden rose, begins its life cycle when a seed germinates, given the right conditions of soil, water, and light. Once the seedling emerges, it enters a vegetative stage, developing foliage and establishing a root system. As the plant matures, it enters the flowering stage, where it produces fragrant blooms that may come in a range of colors, attracting pollinators. After pollination, roses form hips (fruit) containing seeds, allowing for the continuation of the life cycle. In the fall, the rose plant may enter a period of dormancy, especially in cooler climates, conserving energy by shedding leaves and temporarily halting active growth. With the arrival of spring, the cycle begins anew as dormant buds break, leading to new growth and flowering.

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propogation time


    • Rosa 'Président de Sèze', commonly referred to as Rose 'Président de Sèze', is most commonly propagated through the method of softwood cuttings. The ideal time to take these cuttings is in late spring or early summer when the new growth is still tender but sufficiently mature to handle cutting and rooting. To propagate via softwood cuttings, one selects healthy, non-flowering shoots and makes a cut approximately 6 inches (15 centimeters) long. The lower leaves are removed, and the cut end of the shoot may be dipped in a rooting hormone to encourage root development. The prepared cutting is then inserted into a well-draining soil mix, ensuring high humidity and consistent moisture to support the rooting process. Roots typically begin to form within a few weeks, after which the young plants can be gradually hardened off before planting out in their final location.