Patio rose

Rosa 'Ruby Anniversary'

Patio rose - Rosa  'Ruby Anniversary'

Common Name: Patio rose
Genus: Rosa
Cultivar: 'Ruby Anniversary'

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Makes good cut flowers

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.60 m (60 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.45 m (45 cm)

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

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

Clusters of double, slightly scented deep ruby-red flowers from July to September and glossy mid-green leaves. This vigorous, repeat-flowering bush rose is perfect for a sunny border with fertile, moist, well-drained soil. An excellent gift for a 40th wedding anniversary, its compact and rounded habit makes it suitable where space is limited.

  • 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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