Rosa glauca syn. Rubrifolia

A European native rose which is loved by gardeners and florists for its foliage as much as its flowers. More
1 bare root, for spring planting 520115-1 £6.95

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A European native rose which is loved by gardeners and florists for its foliage as much as its flowers.

The young growth is a coppery-mauve on purple stems, turning to a soft pewter as it matures. Single form flowers have a wild rose appearance, in deep magenta and white and are followed by deep orange hips that last through winter.

Genus Rosa
Group/Species glauca
Type Deciduous Shrub
Common Name Red-Leaved Rose
Border Position Back
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Heavy Clay, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1.8m (6ft)
Spacing 1.5m (5ft)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting
Care Tips If you don’t have the space for this plant, then tie it into wires and train along a fence. Don’t deadhead if you want the lovely hips to follow.
Flowering June - July
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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