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Ground Cover Rose
Colour: Pink
Flowering: Once Flowering
Fragrance: Very light, Fruity
Size: Medium Shrub 2 1/2ft (80cm) 4ft (125cm)
Bloom Size: Medium

A prostrate grower which travels along the ground, sometimes rooting as it goes, forming a dense mass of glossy foliage, which nicely sets off its single, pink flowers. Fresh, fruit-like scent. Flowers in early summer only. Read more

Mixed Border

Rose Hedges

Shady Areas

Attracting Bees

Ground Cover

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 bare root rose

bare root rose

WHAT IS A BARE ROOT ROSE? Seasonal bare root roses are delivered in plastic free packaging without soil or foliage. Best planted from November to April they will bloom come summer. A sustainable way of planting; they are cost effective and great for mass planting.
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 bare root rose

bare root rose

WHAT IS A BARE ROOT ROSE? Seasonal bare root roses are delivered in plastic free packaging without soil or foliage. Best planted from November to April they will bloom come summer. A sustainable way of planting; they are cost effective and great for mass planting.
£18.50

Prefer a potted rose?

See Recommendations

Save 10% when you buy three of the same rose

Description

A prostrate grower which travels along the ground, sometimes rooting as it goes, forming a dense mass of glossy foliage, which nicely sets off its single, pink flowers. Fresh, fruit-like scent. Flowers in early summer only. Useful for the border and covering banks. Bowditch, 1879.

Characteristics

Colour: Pink BLOOM COLOUR Colour may vary depending on growing conditions. Colour fade is a characteristic of some varieties.
Flowering: Once Flowering REPEAT or ONCE FLOWERING? REPEAT FLOWERING roses flower in flushes from late spring through to early winter. ONCE FLOWERING roses only produce a single flush of blooms lasting 3 to 4 weeks in mid summer
Fragrance: Very light, Fruity
Bloom Size: Medium BLOOM SIZE GUIDE Bloom size varies over the life cycle of each bloom. Measurements refer to the average diameter of a bloom at its prime. LARGE BLOOM: 3.5-5" MEDIUM BLOOM: 2-3.5" SMALL BLOOM 1-2"
Family: Ground Cover Rose
Size: Medium Shrub SIZE GUIDE All measurements are approximate 'height x width' and refer to a 3 year old established rose, pruned once annually, measured during the first flush of flowers in June. 2 1/2ft (80cm) 4ft (125cm)
Breeder: Bowditch
Year of Introduction: 1879

Ideal For

Mixed Border
Rose Hedges
Shady Areas
Attracting Bees
Ground Cover

Growing Conditions

East, South, West Facing
All soil types
Full Sunlight

Ground Cover Roses

Ground Cover Roses are ideal for bringing colour and interest to a relatively large area with the minimum amount of labour. As a group they are all very hardy and easily grown, forming a large thicket, with a rambler-like charm. Most varieties are repeat-flowering, but even those that are not bloom over an extended period.

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In the early 1950s David Austin set out to create a more beautiful rose. Sixty years on, this simple objective remains at the heart of what we do. From one man's vision David Austin Roses has gone on to breed a collection of roses renowned across the world.

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