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Red-leaved rose

Rosa glauca

This vigorous, arching rose has thorny, red-flushed stems with dark gray green flushed purple leaves, In summer it produces small clusters of single, star-shaped, rose-pink flowers which are paler at the centre and have prominent, golden-yellow stamens. These develop into attractive red hips.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Summer
Fruiting time
Summer, Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested

Propagation

Cuttings
Take hardwood cuttings in late autumn.
Budding
Take chip budding in summer.

Special features

Geography

Environment

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

Uses

Notes
Can be grown as hedging/screens in informal/cottage gardens. They also are included in wildlife friendly gardens.

Personality

Family
Rosaceae
Flower colour
Yellow, Pink
Scent
Mild

Problems

Can be attacked by rose aphids, leaf hoopers, sawfly, leaf-rolling sawfly, red spider mites, scale insects, caterpillars. Deer & rabbits can also be a problem. They can suffer from black spot, rose rust & powdery mildew.

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