Alexander

Hybrid Tea
Colour: Bright vermilion
Flowering: Repeat Flowering
Fragrance: Light,
Size: Large Shrub 150cm 90cm
Bloom Size: Large

Flowers of very bright, unfading vermilion. Extremely vigorous, thorny growth. Harkness, 1972. Read more

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Small Spaces

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 bare root rose

bare root rose

WHAT IS A BARE ROOT ROSE? Seasonal bare root roses are delivered in plastic free packaging without soil or foliage. Best planted from November to April they will bloom come summer. A sustainable way of planting; they are cost effective and great for mass planting.
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 bare root rose

bare root rose

WHAT IS A BARE ROOT ROSE? Seasonal bare root roses are delivered in plastic free packaging without soil or foliage. Best planted from November to April they will bloom come summer. A sustainable way of planting; they are cost effective and great for mass planting.
€21,95

Prefer a potted rose?

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Save 10% when you buy three of the same rose

Description

Flowers of very bright, unfading vermilion. Extremely vigorous, thorny growth. Harkness, 1972.

Characteristics

Colour: Bright vermilion BLOOM COLOUR Colour may vary depending on growing conditions. Colour fade is a characteristic of some varieties.
Flowering: Repeat Flowering REPEAT or ONCE FLOWERING? REPEAT FLOWERING roses flower in flushes from late spring through to early winter. ONCE FLOWERING roses only produce a single flush of blooms lasting 3 to 4 weeks in mid summer
Fragrance: Light,
Bloom Size: Large BLOOM SIZE GUIDE Bloom size varies over the life cycle of each bloom. Measurements refer to the average diameter of a bloom at its prime. LARGE BLOOM: 3.5-5" MEDIUM BLOOM: 2-3.5" SMALL BLOOM 1-2"
Family: Hybrid Tea
Size: Large Shrub SIZE GUIDE All measurements are approximate 'height x width' and refer to a 3 year old established rose, pruned once annually, measured during the first flush of flowers in June. 150cm 90cm
Breeder: Harkness
Year of Introduction: 1972

Ideal For

Rose Border
Small Spaces

Growing Conditions

East, South, West Facing
All soil types
Full Sunlight

Hybrid Tea ROSES

Hybrid Tea Roses are distinguished by their ‘bud flowers’, usually held on a single stem with a little foliage at the base. They have a diverse colour palette, which includes many vivid shades. Although many Hybrid Teas are unscented, some varieties are surprisingly fragrant. Originally bred to be grown in rose beds; they have a short, upright habit. This also makes them ideal for growing in a narrow border, along a fence or in front of a house. Their habit of growth renders them less suitable for mixed borders, as they tend not to blend well with other plants.

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In the early 1950s David Austin set out to create a more beautiful rose. Sixty years on, this simple objective remains at the heart of what we do. From one man's vision David Austin Roses has gone on to breed a collection of roses renowned across the world.

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