R. Rugosa Alba Hedging Bundle

5 Roses

Single, white flowers of silky texture with a strong Old Rose fragrance. These are quickly followed by exceptionally large, orange-red hips that ripen together with the last of its blooms. It forms a vigorous, spreading shrub.


5 plants cover a length of 15ft (6m)

R. Rugosa Alba

5 x R. Rugosa Alba

Rugosa Rose

Colour: White

Size: Very Large Shrub

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5  bare root rose

5 bare root rose

£85.00
5  bare root rose

5 bare root rose

£85.00

Description

Single, white flowers of silky texture with a strong Old Rose fragrance. These are quickly followed by exceptionally large, orange-red hips that ripen together with the last of its blooms. It forms a vigorous, spreading shrub.

Characteristics

Colour: White BLOOM COLOUR Colour may vary depending on growing conditions. Colour fade is a characteristic of some varieties.
Flowering: Repeat 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: Strong, Old Rose
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: Rugosa Rose
Size: Very Large 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. 5ft (150cm) 5ft (150cm)
Year of Introduction: 1899

Ideal For

Mixed Border
Rose Hedges
Shady Areas
Attracting Bees
Rose Hips
Wild Areas

Growing Conditions

North, East, South, West Facing
All soil types
Full Sunlight
Partial Sunlight

Rugosa Roses

These large shrubs are hybrids of R. rugosa and various garden roses. They are generally very beautiful and fragrant; their blooms varying from single to fully double. Most varieties are repeat-flowering and some bear large hips in the autumn. Rugosas are extremely hardy and disease resistant, and will thrive in poor sandy soils and coastal areas - even growing on sand dunes. They are usually very thorny; ideal for creating impenetrable hedges.

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DAvid austin roses

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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