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Rosa filipes 'Kiftsgate' (Rambling rose 'Kiftsgate')

Intermediate
skill rating
3 hours care
per year
12m
Max height
6m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Rosa filipes 'Kiftsgate'

Other names

Rambling rose 'Kiftsgate'

Genus

Rosa Rosa

Variety or Cultivar

'Kiftsgate' _ 'Kiftsgate' is an extremely vigorous rose that has been known to spread as much as fifty feet across. It produces massive heads of small, sweetly scented, creamy-white flowers, followed by small, oval hips. Perfect for growing into trees, or for covering unsightly buildings.


Rosa filipes 'Kiftsgate' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Has soft fragrance

Habit

Climbing

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in Summer; White in Autumn

Foliage

Pale-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

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

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

General care

Propagation methods

Hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Rosa filipes 'Kiftsgate' (Rambling rose 'Kiftsgate') will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 6m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

A vigorous climber that is best trained on a wall or fence. Plant in prefers a sheltered sunny position. Best not to plant roses 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

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 filipes 'Kiftsgate'

Other names

Rambling rose 'Kiftsgate'

Genus

Rosa Rosa

Variety or Cultivar

'Kiftsgate' _ 'Kiftsgate' is an extremely vigorous rose that has been known to spread as much as fifty feet across. It produces massive heads of small, sweetly scented, creamy-white flowers, followed by small, oval hips. Perfect for growing into trees, or for covering unsightly buildings.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Has soft fragrance

Habit

Climbing

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in Summer; White in Autumn

Foliage

Pale-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

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

Specific diseases

Rose black spot , Powdery mildew , Rose rust

General care

Propagation methods

Hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Rosa filipes 'Kiftsgate' (Rambling rose 'Kiftsgate') will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 6m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

A vigorous climber that is best trained on a wall or fence. Plant in prefers a sheltered sunny position. Best not to plant roses 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

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 put this in a couple of years ago to cover a new fence quickly. The first year it was fine, but this year it has suffered from powder mildew and has had no flowers. It may be in the wrong place for… read more

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