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Rosa multiflora platyphylla (Rose 'Seven Sisters')

Intermediate
skill rating
3 hours care
per year
6m
Max height
4m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Rosa multiflora platyphylla

Other names

Rose 'Seven Sisters'

Genus

Rosa Rosa

Variety or Cultivar

'Seven Sisters' _ 'Seven Sisters' is an old, vigorous climbing rose which gets its name from the various shades in the abundant blossoms, which start out a dark pink and then fade to a pale purple color in summer and autumn.


Rosa multiflora platyphylla is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Has soft fragrance

Habit

Climbing

Flower

Pink in Summer; Flushed purple, Pink in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

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

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 multiflora platyphylla (Rose 'Seven Sisters') will reach a height of 6m and a spread of 4m after 5-10 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)

Companion plants

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

Botanical name

Rosa multiflora platyphylla

Other names

Rose 'Seven Sisters'

Genus

Rosa Rosa

Variety or Cultivar

'Seven Sisters' _ 'Seven Sisters' is an old, vigorous climbing rose which gets its name from the various shades in the abundant blossoms, which start out a dark pink and then fade to a pale purple color in summer and autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Has soft fragrance

Habit

Climbing


Colour

Flower

Pink in Summer; Flushed purple, Pink in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

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

Specific diseases

Rose black spot , Powdery mildew , Rose rust

General care

Propagation methods

Hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Rosa multiflora platyphylla (Rose 'Seven Sisters') will reach a height of 6m and a spread of 4m after 5-10 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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