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Rosa 'Cardinal de Richelieu' (Rose 'Cardinal de Richelieu')

Intermediate
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1m
Max height
1m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Rosa 'Cardinal de Richelieu'

Other names

Rose 'Cardinal de Richelieu', Gallica rose, Thornless rose

Genus

Rosa Rosa

Variety or Cultivar

'Cardinal de Richelieu' _ 'Cardinal de Richelieu' is a Gallica rose. It has a good coverage of mid-green foliage and in summer bears clusters of heavily scented, rich purple, double flowers.


Rosa 'Cardinal de Richelieu' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flower is heavily scented

Habit

Compact

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Dark-purple in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

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

Powdery mildew , Rose black spot , Rose rust Powdery mildew , Rose black spot , Rose rust

General care

Propagation methods

Budding, Hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Rosa 'Cardinal de Richelieu' (Rose 'Cardinal de Richelieu') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Flower Arranging

Cultivation

Plant in moist but free-draining or free-draining soil in a sunny position. This rose is a vigorous grower but rather fussy, requiring regular feeding and careful pruning. Avoid planting in sites that have previously been used for growing roses

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Rosa 'Cardinal de Richelieu'

Other names

Rose 'Cardinal de Richelieu', Gallica rose, Thornless rose

Genus

Rosa Rosa

Variety or Cultivar

'Cardinal de Richelieu' _ 'Cardinal de Richelieu' is a Gallica rose. It has a good coverage of mid-green foliage and in summer bears clusters of heavily scented, rich purple, double flowers.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flower is heavily scented

Habit

Compact

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Dark-purple in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

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


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Rosa 'Cardinal de Richelieu' (Rose 'Cardinal de Richelieu') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Flower Arranging

Cultivation

Plant in moist but free-draining or free-draining soil in a sunny position. This rose is a vigorous grower but rather fussy, requiring regular feeding and careful pruning. Avoid planting in sites that have previously been used for growing roses

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Defra's Risk register #1

Plant name

Rosa 'Cardinal de Richelieu' (Rose 'Cardinal de Richelieu')

Common pest name

grape ground pearl

Scientific pest name

Margarodes vitis

Type

Insect

Current status in UK

Absent

Likelihood to spread to UK (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

2

Impact (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

5

General biosecurity comments

Main pathway; Vitis spp. plants for planting; already prohibited. However; further consideration of other pathways is required.

Defra's Risk register #2

Plant name

Rosa 'Cardinal de Richelieu' (Rose 'Cardinal de Richelieu')

Common pest name

Scientific pest name

Rose Rosette Virus

Type

Virus or Viroid

Current status in UK

Absent

Likelihood to spread to UK (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

3

Impact (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

4

General biosecurity comments

Pest of economical and socially important host in the UK; which is currently absent. If introduced it has the potential to cause significant damage. Statutory action against findings is justified and regulation of the pest advised.

Defra's Risk register #3

Plant name

Rosa 'Cardinal de Richelieu' (Rose 'Cardinal de Richelieu')

Common pest name

Scientific pest name

Phyllocoptes fructiphilus

Type

Mite

Current status in UK

Absent

Likelihood to spread to UK (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

3

Impact (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

4

General biosecurity comments

Pest of economical and socially important host in the UK; which is currently absent. If introduced it has the potential to cause significant damage. Statutory action against findings is justified and regulation of the pest advised.

About this section

Our plants are under greater threat than ever before. There is increasing movement of plants and other material traded from an increasing variety of sources. This increases the chances of exotic pests arriving with imported goods and travellers, as well as by natural means. Shoot is working with Defra to help members to do their part in preventing the introduction and spread of invasive risks.

Traveling or importing plants? Please read "Don't risk it" advice here

Suspected outbreak? Click here for contact details to report to the relevant authority.

Date updated: 7th March 2019 For more information visit: https://planthealthportal.defra.gov.uk/

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