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Rosa 'Handel' (Rose 'Handel')

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Rosa 'Handel'

Other names

Rose 'Handel'

Genus

Rosa Rosa

Variety or Cultivar

'Handel' _ 'Handel' is a fast-growing climber with glossy, dark foliage and slightly scented, double white and pink flowers.


Rosa 'Handel' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Has soft fragrance

Habit

Climbing

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Flushed pink, White in Summer; White, Flushed pink in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Glasshouse red spider mite , Rabbits , Rose leaf-rolling sawfly , Scale insects , Aphids Glasshouse red spider mite , Rabbits , 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 'Handel' (Rose 'Handel') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

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 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

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Rosa 'Handel'

Other names

Rose 'Handel'

Genus

Rosa Rosa

Variety or Cultivar

'Handel' _ 'Handel' is a fast-growing climber with glossy, dark foliage and slightly scented, double white and pink flowers.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Has soft fragrance

Habit

Climbing

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Flushed pink, White in Summer; White, Flushed pink in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Glasshouse red spider mite , Rabbits , 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 'Handel' (Rose 'Handel') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

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 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

South, East, West

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, Zone 5, Zone 4

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Not quite fully opened. When the flower is new the pink is almost neon. A bloom with va-va-voom.

(28/07/2012)

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