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ROSA rugosa 'Alba'

Commonly known as Hedgehog rose, Japanese rose, Ramanas rose


White, single flowers
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Available again from NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2021 - Despatch will be anytime during November or December as stock becomes available. Bareroot hedging and roses can be delayed by unfavourable weather conditions.
£8.50 each 

Delivery Information Available again from NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2021
plant size comparison icon 3 Litre Deep
  • Deciduous - wrinkled leaves, each composed of 7-9, narrowly oblong leaflets 2.5-5cm (1-2in) long
  • White - from pale pink buds
  • Height - 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 1.2m (4ft)
  • Hedge - Ideal for hedging
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - vigorous, dense, Species rose with very prickly stems. Produces flowers singly or in small clusters followed by tomato-shaped red to orange-red hips
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - invasive. It is illegal to allow to grow in the wild. Introduced into UK by Robert Fortune, Scottish plant hunter, in 1848. Good wildlife plant. Healthy, hardy and good for hedging
  • Pests & Diseases - see header 'ROSA'
  • Place of origin - eastern Russia, northern China, Korea, Japan.
  • Core Plants - Rosa -
  • Flower Shape - Cup-shaped - - 8cm (3in) across
  • Single - Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept - - grows well in coastal areas
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - - fragrance (1-10) 7-8, very strong
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - moderately fertile.
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Bird friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.2m (4ft)

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