Rose (shrub)

Rosa 'Malvern Hills' (Auscanary) (PBR)

Rose  (shrub) - Rosa  'Malvern Hills' (Auscanary) (PBR)

Common Name: Rose (shrub)
Genus: Rosa
Cultivar: 'Malvern Hills' (Auscanary) (PBR)

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

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 2.70 m (270 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 1.00 m (100 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Yellow
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: July to September

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

'Malvern Hills' is almost unique in that it is a repeat flowering rambler. It blooms intermittently throughout the summer bearing small fully double blooms of rich coppery-yellow in medium to large clusters. There is a light noisette fragrance. The growth is strong and slender with attractive polished foliage and few thorns.

  • 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.


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