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English shrub rose 'Eglantyne'

Rosa 'Eglantyne'

Rose 'Eglantyne', Austin rose 'Eglantyne'

This old fashioned shrub rose is a delightful repeat flowering variety. It is has an upright, spreading habit with green, glossy foliage. From mid-summer until early autumn it bears very large, fragrant, pale-pink flowers.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Summer
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Cut flowering stems for floral arrangements when required.

Propagation

Cuttings
Take hardwood cuttings in late summer early autumn.

Geography

Origin
Britain, Europe

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Clay, Compost, Loam, Chalk
Soil PH preference
Neutral, Acid, Alkaline
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Personality

Family
Rosaceae
Flower colour
Pink
Scent
Mild

Problems

Can be attacked by aphids, caterpillars, Deer, Red Spider mites, Leaf hoppers, Rabbits, Rose leaf rolling sawfly & scale insects. It can also suffer from Powdery mildew, rose black spot & rose rust.

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