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A classic China rose which flowers on and off for six months. It’s name comes from the Latin for changing – opening pink and fading to apricot. A top border filler favourite at Perch Hill.

Genus Rosa
Group/Species chinensis
Variety Mutabilis
Type Hardy
Common Name China Rose
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 2m (6ft 6in)
Spacing 2.5m (8ft)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Care Tips Water generously until established, and add fertiliser each spring. Prune lightly in late summer, once it has finished flowering.
Flowering May - November
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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Rosa x odorata 'Mutabilis' reviews

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Reviewed 13th August 2019 by Judy

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Karen

This bare rooted rose arrived looking like it had walked here. It was extremely battered and looked a very poor specimen; lots of spindly little branches that were brown and not green. It has survived but is a poor relation to another Mutabilis I sourced - also bare rooted from elsewhere.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Elizabeth

A pity you should chose this particular plant for asking me my opinion, as I have normally been very pleased with the quality of your plants and bulbs. The R. mutabilis you sent earlier this year was a miserable specimen and pretty obviously dead. When I phoned to ask for a replacement you ASSURED me it was all right and would come away with the spring. It did not; when I insisted (later) on a replacement you had none left & gave me a refund instead.So - not even worth one star really!

Rosa x oderata 'Mutabilis'

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Reviewed 5th October 2016 by rhona fischer

A very beautiful rose, has flowered profusely since it was planted in Spring, and it still has a few blossoms on it now, in October. Definitely worth having in your garden.