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Rosa 'Eglantyne' (Ausmak) (PBR)

Rose  - Rosa  'Eglantyne' (Ausmak) (PBR)

Common Name: Rose
Genus: Rosa
Cultivar: 'Eglantyne' (Ausmak) (PBR)

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Makes good cut flowers, Has interesting foliage, Has fragrant flowers/foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.00 m (100 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.90 m (90 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Pink
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June & September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Beautiful light pink blooms which are large and exquisitely formed - the petals turn up at the edges to form a shallow saucer filled with smaller petals. One of the most beautiful repeat flowering English roses available with a strong old rose fragrance. An excellent garden shrub that is medium in height and bushiness with attractive foliage and suffers very little from diseases.

  • Garden care: Before planting shorten thick roots to 25cm (10in) and reduce top-growth to an outward-facing bud 8-15cm (3-6in) above ground-level. Plant during a frost-free spell incorporating well-rotted organic matter and a balanced fertiliser into the planting hole. Ensure that the 'bud union' (the bulge at the base of the shoots) is 2.5cm (1in) below the soil.

  • Goes well with: Alchemilla mollis, Pulmonaria officinalis 'Sissinghurst White', Hesperis matronalis, Chionodoxa luciliae, Gigantea Group, Allium sphaerocephalon, Clematis 'Etoile Violette'.


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