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Rosa 'Paul's Himalayan Musk' (Rose 'Paul's Himalayan Musk')

Intermediate
skill rating
3 hours care
per year
12m
Max height
8m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Rosa 'Paul's Himalayan Musk'

Other names

Rose 'Paul's Himalayan Musk', Rosa 'Himalayan Musk'

Genus

Rosa Rosa

Variety or Cultivar

'Paul's Himalayan Musk' _ 'Himalayan Musk' is a Rambler rose. It is a very vigorous climber with thorny, arching stems and glossy, light-green leaves. In early summer, it bears clusters of small, lightly-fragrant, pale-pink flowers.


Rosa 'Paul's Himalayan Musk' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flower is lightly scented

Habit

Arching, Climbing

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pale-pink in Summer

Foliage

Light green in Summer

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

Propagation methods

Budding, Hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Rosa 'Paul's Himalayan Musk' (Rose 'Paul's Himalayan Musk') will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 8m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

A rampant grower, tolerant of poorer soils than other roses. Plant in moist but free-draining or free-draining soil, sited in a sheltered position in sun or partial shade. Avoid planting in sites that have previously been used for roses.

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

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

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

Botanical name

Rosa 'Paul's Himalayan Musk'

Other names

Rose 'Paul's Himalayan Musk', Rosa 'Himalayan Musk'

Genus

Rosa Rosa

Variety or Cultivar

'Paul's Himalayan Musk' _ 'Himalayan Musk' is a Rambler rose. It is a very vigorous climber with thorny, arching stems and glossy, light-green leaves. In early summer, it bears clusters of small, lightly-fragrant, pale-pink flowers.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flower is lightly scented

Habit

Arching, Climbing

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pale-pink in Summer

Foliage

Light green in Summer


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

Propagation methods

Budding, Hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Rosa 'Paul's Himalayan Musk' (Rose 'Paul's Himalayan Musk') will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 8m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

A rampant grower, tolerant of poorer soils than other roses. Plant in moist but free-draining or free-draining soil, sited in a sheltered position in sun or partial shade. Avoid planting in sites that have previously been used for roses.

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

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

Defra's Risk register #1

Plant name

Rosa 'Paul's Himalayan Musk' (Rose 'Paul's Himalayan Musk')

Common pest name

grape ground pearl

Scientific pest name

Margarodes vitis

Type

Insect

Current status in UK

Absent

Likelihood to spread to UK (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

2

Impact (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

5

General biosecurity comments

Main pathway; Vitis spp. plants for planting; already prohibited. However; further consideration of other pathways is required.

Defra's Risk register #2

Plant name

Rosa 'Paul's Himalayan Musk' (Rose 'Paul's Himalayan Musk')

Common pest name

Apple root knot nematode

Scientific pest name

Meloidogyne mali

Type

Nematode

Current status in UK

Unknown

Likelihood to spread to UK (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

3

Impact (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

4

General biosecurity comments

UK (along with certain other European countries) received potentially infested trees in 1992; but these were destroyed at the end of the trial period and targeted surveillance has failed to find any trace of the nematode. Main impacts are on elm; apple and mulberry and industry should source such material carefully.

Defra's Risk register #3

Plant name

Rosa 'Paul's Himalayan Musk' (Rose 'Paul's Himalayan Musk')

Common pest name

Scientific pest name

Rose Rosette Virus

Type

Virus or Viroid

Current status in UK

Absent

Likelihood to spread to UK (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

3

Impact (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

4

General biosecurity comments

Pest of economical and socially important host in the UK; which is currently absent. If introduced it has the potential to cause significant damage. Statutory action against findings is justified and regulation of the pest advised.

About this section

Our plants are under greater threat than ever before. There is increasing movement of plants and other material traded from an increasing variety of sources. This increases the chances of exotic pests arriving with imported goods and travellers, as well as by natural means. Shoot is working with Defra to help members to do their part in preventing the introduction and spread of invasive risks.

Traveling or importing plants? Please read "Don't risk it" advice here

Suspected outbreak? Click here for contact details to report to the relevant authority.

Date updated: 7th March 2019 For more information visit: https://planthealthportal.defra.gov.uk/

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