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

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

Flower: Dark-pink in Summer; Dark-pink in Autumn

Foliage: Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

Fragrance: Flower is heavily scented

Habit: Bushy, Open branches, Upright

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

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

Specific diseases: 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.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Budding, Hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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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.


Rosa 'Gertrude Jekyll' is: Deciduous

Flower: Dark-pink in Summer; Dark-pink in Autumn

Foliage: Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

Fragrance: Flower is heavily scented

Habit: Bushy, Open branches, Upright

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

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.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Budding, Hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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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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