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Rosa 'Ena Harkness' (Rose 'Ena Harkness' )

Intermediate
skill rating
3 hours care
per year
0.8m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Rosa 'Ena Harkness'

Other names

Rose 'Ena Harkness' , Hybrid tea rose 'Ena Harkness'

Genus

Rosa Rosa

Variety or Cultivar

'Ena Harkness' _ 'Ena Harkness' is an upright, deciduous shrub with thorny stems bearing pinnate leaves divided into ovate, toothed, dark green leaflets and strongly fragrant, double, velvety, deep crimson flowers from summer into autumn.


Rosa 'Ena Harkness' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

It has an apple scent.

Habit

Bushy, Upright

Flower

Crimson in Spring; Crimson in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-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

Pruning

Pruning group 15.

Propagation methods

Budding, Hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Rosa 'Ena Harkness' (Rose 'Ena Harkness' ) will reach a height of 0.8m and a spread of 0.6m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in moist but free-draining or free-draining soil, preferably in full sun. Water deeply and regularly. Avoid overhead watering. Provide good air circulation. Avoid planting in sites that have previously been used for growing roses.

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

South, East

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Rosa 'Ena Harkness'

Other names

Rose 'Ena Harkness' , Hybrid tea rose 'Ena Harkness'

Genus

Rosa Rosa

Variety or Cultivar

'Ena Harkness' _ 'Ena Harkness' is an upright, deciduous shrub with thorny stems bearing pinnate leaves divided into ovate, toothed, dark green leaflets and strongly fragrant, double, velvety, deep crimson flowers from summer into autumn.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

It has an apple scent.

Habit

Bushy, Upright


Colour

Flower

Crimson in Spring; Crimson in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-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

Pruning

Pruning group 15.

Propagation methods

Budding, Hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Rosa 'Ena Harkness' (Rose 'Ena Harkness' ) will reach a height of 0.8m and a spread of 0.6m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in moist but free-draining or free-draining soil, preferably in full sun. Water deeply and regularly. Avoid overhead watering. Provide good air circulation. Avoid planting in sites that have previously been used for growing roses.

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

South, East

Exposure

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

Defra's Risk register #1

Plant name

Rosa 'Ena Harkness' (Rose 'Ena Harkness' )

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 'Ena Harkness' (Rose 'Ena Harkness' )

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 'Ena Harkness' (Rose 'Ena Harkness' )

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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