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Rosa 'Alberic Barbier' (Rose 'Alberic Barbier')

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Maintenance level
3 hours care
per year
Ultimate height
Max height
Ultimate spread
Max spread
Time to maturity
5-10 years
To maturity

Botanical name: Rosa 'Alberic Barbier'

Other names: Rosa 'Albéric Barbier', Rose 'Alberic Barbier', Rambler rose 'Alberic Barbier'

Genus: Rosa

Variety or Cultivar: 'Alberic Barbier' _ 'Alberic Barbier' is a vigorous, pendenr, semi-evergreen, rambling shrub with ovate, glossy, dark green leaves and, in summer, clusters of lightly fragrant, double, rosette-shaped, creamy-white flowers aging to white.

Rosa 'Alberic Barbier' is: Deciduous

Flower: Cream in Summer

Foliage: Bright-green in Summer; Bright-green in Autumn

Fragrance: Flower

Habit: Climbing

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

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Specific pests: Aphids , Caterpillars , Deer , Glasshouse red spider mite , Leafhoppers , Rabbits , Rose leaf-rolling sawfly , Scale insects

Specific diseases: Powdery mildew , Rose black spot , Rose rust

General care

Propagation methods: Budding, Hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to

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Rosa 'Alberic Barbier' (Rose 'Alberic Barbier') will reach a height of 5m and a spread of 4m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation: Plant in moist but free-draining or free-draining soil, trained to a wall or fence. It can be grown in a North-facing site in partial shade. Avoid planting in sites that have previously been used for growing roses

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered, Exposed

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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