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Rosa 'Gertrude Jekyll' (Rose 'Gertrude Jekyll')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.2m
Max height
1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Rosa 'Gertrude Jekyll'

Other names

Rose 'Gertrude Jekyll', Rosa 'Ausbord', Shrub rose 'Gertrude Jekyll', David Austin rose 'Gertrude Jekyll'

Genus

Rosa Rosa

Variety or Cultivar

'Gertrude Jekyll' _ 'Gertrude Jekyll' is an upright, bushy, open, deciduous shrub with pinnate leaves divided into ovate, toothed, dark-green leaflets and clusters of strongly fragrant, double, dark-pink flowers in summer and autumn.


Rosa 'Gertrude Jekyll' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flower is heavily scented

Habit

Bushy, Open branches, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Dark-pink in Summer; Dark-pink in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

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

Deadhead regularly. Pruning group 16. Can be grown as a climber or used as hedging.

Propagation methods

Budding, Hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Rosa 'Gertrude Jekyll' (Rose 'Gertrude Jekyll') will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in sun. Feed and mulch in late winter or early spring. Feed again in early summer. Versatile and disease resistant. Do not plant where roses grew before.

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

Sheltered, Exposed

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Rosa 'Gertrude Jekyll'

Other names

Rose 'Gertrude Jekyll', Rosa 'Ausbord', Shrub rose 'Gertrude Jekyll', David Austin rose 'Gertrude Jekyll'

Genus

Rosa Rosa

Variety or Cultivar

'Gertrude Jekyll' _ 'Gertrude Jekyll' is an upright, bushy, open, deciduous shrub with pinnate leaves divided into ovate, toothed, dark-green leaflets and clusters of strongly fragrant, double, dark-pink flowers in summer and autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flower is heavily scented

Habit

Bushy, Open branches, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Dark-pink in Summer; Dark-pink in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


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

Deadhead regularly. Pruning group 16. Can be grown as a climber or used as hedging.

Propagation methods

Budding, Hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Rosa 'Gertrude Jekyll' (Rose 'Gertrude Jekyll') will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in sun. Feed and mulch in late winter or early spring. Feed again in early summer. Versatile and disease resistant. Do not plant where roses grew before.

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

Sheltered, Exposed

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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