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Rosa banksiae 'Lutea' (Yellow banksia rose)

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Maintenance level
3 hours care
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Ultimate height
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Time to maturity
5-10 years
To maturity

Botanical name: Rosa banksiae 'Lutea'

Other names: Yellow banksia rose, Thornless yellow banksia rose

Genus: Rosa

Variety or Cultivar: 'Lutea' _ 'Lutea' is a rapidly-growing, thornless climbing shrub with small leaves and clusters of small, double, pale-yellow roses in spring and summer

Rosa banksiae 'Lutea' is: Deciduous

Flower: Pale-yellow in Spring; Pale-yellow in Summer

Foliage: Pale-green in All seasons

Fragrance: Has soft fragrance

Habit: Climbing

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

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

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

General care

Propagation methods: Hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to

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Rosa banksiae 'Lutea' (Yellow banksia rose) will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 4m after 5-10 years.

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

Cultivation: A vigorous climber that is best trained on a wall or fence. Plant in prefers a sheltered sunny position. Protect from frost and cold drying winds for best results. Best not to plant roses in soil where other roses have grown previously.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

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

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)

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