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Botanical name: Rosa glauca
Other names: Red leaved rose, Rosa ferruginea, Rosa rubrifolia
Species: R. glauca - R. glauca is a vigorous medium shrub rose with grey- purple leaves, and single, deep-pink flowers followed by red rose hips.
Rosa glauca is: Deciduous
Flower: Pink, White in Summer; Pink, White in Autumn
Foliage: Dark-green in Summer
Fragrance: The flowers are lightly scented.
Habit: Arching, Spreading
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Plant with: Acanthus spinosus (Spiny bear's breeches), Acanthus mollis (Bear's breeches), Acanthus hungaricus (Long-leaved bear's breeches), Acanthus mollis 'Hollard's Gold' (Bear's breeches 'Hollard's Gold')
Propagation methods: Budding, Hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Rosa glauca (Red leaved rose) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders
Cultivation: Plant in full sun, but will tolerate other aspects too. Best not to plant roses in soil where other roses have grown previously.
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|Soil types:||Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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When is the best time to renovate Rosa Glauca and how far back can I cut it. This is a 15 year old plant that I think would benefit from some heavy pruning and feeding.
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