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ROSA banksiae 'Alba Plena'

Commonly known as Banksian rose

RAMBLERS & CLIMBERS

Large double white flowers which are delicately fragrant
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
£16.50 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
plant size comparison icon 3 Litre Deep
  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well. - small, mid-green leaves composed of 3-7 oblong, lance-shaped to elliptic-ovate leaflets3-6cm (1¼-2½in) long
  • White
  • Height - 12m (39ft)
  • Spread - 6m (20ft)
  • 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 - Climbing Species rose, once-flowering, with long, slender, smooth stems, practically thornless. Produces many clusters of rosette-shaped flowers with notched petals
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Against a wall
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - hardy, but protect flowers from frost. Introduced to Europe in 1807 by William Kerr, plant hunter for the botanist Sir Joseph Banks.
  • Pests & Diseases - see header 'ROSA'
  • Place of origin - western and central China. Probably developed in Chinese gardens.
  • Flower Shape - Double - Multi rows of petals, no stamen showing - 2.5cm (1in) across
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Greenhouse / conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - - fragrance (1-10) 1-2, slight. Said to smell of violets.
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile, humus-rich
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