Rose (floribunda)

Rosa 'Margaret Merril' (Harkuly)

Rose  (floribunda) - Rosa  'Margaret Merril' (Harkuly)

Common Name: Rose (floribunda)
Genus: Rosa
Cultivar: 'Margaret Merril' (Harkuly)

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

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.80 m (80 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.60 m (60 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Pink, White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: July to September

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

Delicate double exceptionally fragrant pale pink to white flowers from July to September and crisp dark green leaves. This vigorous cluster-flowered bush rose is perfect for an open sunny site with fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Offering good resistance to disease, the beautiful high-centred to cup-shaped blooms make excellent cut-flowers.

  • 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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