Rosa 'Wild Rover'

Like crushed silk, semi-double, simple flowers in the richest purple which fades beautifully. More
1 bare root 520151-1 £19.95

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Like crushed silk, semi-double, simple flowers in the richest purple which fades beautifully. This was Josie, our Head Gardener’s favourite rose in our trials last year.

Genus Rosa
Group/Species Floribunda Bush
Variety Wild Rover
Type Shrub
Common Name Rose
Border Position Border (Back)
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Scent Sweetly scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1.2m (4ft)
Spacing 90cm (36in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Before planting bare root roses, soak roots in a bucket of water for at least two hours. Prune any damaged roots and dig a hole 30-45cm (12-18in) deep and 60cm (24in) wide. Roses like heavy compact soil, so be sure to heel them in well. To aid quick establishment, sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole.
Care Tips Water generously until established, and add fertiliser each spring. Prune lightly in late summer, once it has finished flowering.
Flowering June - September
Vase Life Sear stem ends in boiling water for 10 seconds and rest in water, cool and dark overnight before arranging. Vase life 5 days.
Harvesting Flower production: 3-4 months
Cooking Notes Edible flowers can be scattered over puddings and summer and autumn salads
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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