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Rosa 'Compassion' (Rose 'Compassion')

Intermediate
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
3m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Rosa 'Compassion'

Other names

Rose 'Compassion', Climbing rose 'Compassion', Rosa 'Belle de Londres'

Genus

Rosa Rosa

Variety or Cultivar

'Compassion' _ 'Compassion' is a vigorous, climbing, deciduous shrub with thorny stems bearing pinnate leaves divided into ovate, toothed, glossy, dark green leaflets and rounded, fragrant, fully double, apricot-flushed, salmon-pink flowers from summer into autumn.


Rosa 'Compassion' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

The flowers are lightly scented.

Habit

Upright, Climbing

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Salmon in Summer; Salmon in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

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

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

General care

Propagation methods

Budding, Hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Rosa 'Compassion' (Rose 'Compassion') will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 2.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Wallside and trellises, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, City

Cultivation

Plant in full sun, against a wall, fence, or tree. Best not to plant roses in soil where other roses have grown previously.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, 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 'Compassion'

Other names

Rose 'Compassion', Climbing rose 'Compassion', Rosa 'Belle de Londres'

Genus

Rosa Rosa

Variety or Cultivar

'Compassion' _ 'Compassion' is a vigorous, climbing, deciduous shrub with thorny stems bearing pinnate leaves divided into ovate, toothed, glossy, dark green leaflets and rounded, fragrant, fully double, apricot-flushed, salmon-pink flowers from summer into autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

The flowers are lightly scented.

Habit

Upright, Climbing

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Salmon in Summer; Salmon in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

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

Specific diseases

Rose black spot , Powdery mildew , Rose rust

General care

Propagation methods

Budding, Hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Rosa 'Compassion' (Rose 'Compassion') will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 2.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Wallside and trellises, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, City

Cultivation

Plant in full sun, against a wall, fence, or tree. Best not to plant roses in soil where other roses have grown previously.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, 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)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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I planted two Climbing Compassion, either side of an arch, in spring of this year and they are barely growing - they are look almost as they did when planted. In fact leaves are yellowing slightly… read more

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