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Botanical name: Rosa rubiginosa
Other names: Eglantine, Rosa eglanteria, Sweet briar, Sweet brier
Species: R. rubiginosa - R. rubiginosa is a vigorous shrub with thorny, arching branches and wrinkled, apple-scented leaves. In summer, it bears cup-shaped, pink flowers with white centres and yellow stamens, followed by red hips in autumn.
Rosa rubiginosa is: Deciduous
Flower: Pale-pink, White in Summer
Foliage: Green in Summer
Fruit: Red in Autumn
Fragrance: Foliage is apple-scented
Propagation methods: Hardwood cuttings, Suckers. REGISTER to read more...
Rosa rubiginosa (Eglantine) will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Hedging/Screens, Wildlife
Cultivation: Plant in moist but free-draining soil or free-draining soil in a sunny position. Avoid planting in sites that have previously been used for growing roses
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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