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Commonly known as Rose
Please note that Roses are normally ONLY despatched as bare rooted plants from NOVEMBER to FEBRUARY and thereafter in pots
Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
Climber - Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging
Additional Features - Good to know - grown for attractive, often very fragrant flowers and fruits (hips). HYBRID TEAS - remontant (repeat flowering), free-branching bush roses of upright or bushy habit with, usually, thorny stems. Excellent for formal beds and borders and as cut flowers. FLORIBUNDA (Cluster-flowered bush) - remontant, free-branching bush roses of upright or bushy habit, usually with prickly stems and glossy dark-green leaves. Flowers are single to double, sometimes scented, and usually in clusters. Suitable for borders . Both these types make good hedges. CLIMBER - often vigorous roses with thorny, arching, stiff stems. Flowers can be single or in clusters, often scented. Some bloom in summer only(once-flowering) , others are repeat-flowering. RAMBLER - a diverse group of vigorous roses with long, arching stems and dense foliage. Flowers can be single or double and are borne in clusters, mainly in summer. Suitable for training over fences, walls and pergolas or through trees. SHRUB ROSES - initially the crosses of species roses and modern bush roses. Generally vigorous with distinctive growth habit. Flowers have varied forms, their beauty being in their massed effect. Most are strongly scented and require little attention. Rugosas have delicious fragrances, repeat well, bear large hips and are extremely disease resistant. SPECIES and their hybrids include elegant forms, dainty foliage and simple flowers followed by hips in a variety shapes and colours and, again , most are completely trouble free.
Pests & Diseases - aphids, leafhoppers, red spider mites, caterpillars, scale insects, sawfly larva. Black spot, rust, powdery mildew, die-back, canker, crown gall, honey fungus, soil sickness, viruses, downy mildew.
Place of origin - Asia, Europe, northern Africa, North America.
Soil Conditions - Alkaline / Chalk loving
Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich. Newly-planted roses will not thrive in old rose beds. Renew soil to 30cm(12in) deep
Wildlife - Bee friendly
Buy Varieties of ROSA
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
After Plant Rose - Organic Plant Food
This organic plant food from Empathy contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi and is especially formulated for roses. Easy to use at any time of the year to feed or top dress your plants.
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Vermin & Pest Control
SB Plant Invigorator
This is a non-biological non-chemical plant insecticide and mildewcide. Works against the physical motion of the insect. Perfect for all plants and edible crops.
Slate Plant Labels
These wonderfully tactile natural slate plant labels are hand made in Cornwall and come with a chalk pen. Just stick them in your pot or border. Pack of 6.