R. davidii

Wild Rose
Colour: Mallow pink
Flowering: Once Flowering
Fragrance: Light,
Size: Very Large Shrub 1.75cm 2.5cm
Bloom Size: Medium

Large, open clusters of fragrant, mallow pink flowers, elegantly poised along the branches. One of the last Species to flower. Bright orange, small, flagon-shaped hips later in the season. Read more

Mixed Border

Attracting Bees

Rose Hips

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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.
€20,50

Prefer a potted rose?

See Recommendations

Description

Large, open clusters of fragrant, mallow pink flowers, elegantly poised along the branches. One of the last Species to flower. Bright orange, small, flagon-shaped hips later in the season. A tall, upright and graceful shrub with rough, greyish-green leaves.

Characteristics

Colour: Mallow pink BLOOM COLOUR Colour may vary depending on growing conditions. Colour fade is a characteristic of some varieties.
Flowering: Once 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: Medium 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: Wild Rose
Size: Very 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. 1.75cm 2.5cm
Year of Introduction: 1899

Ideal For

Mixed Border
Attracting Bees
Rose Hips

Growing Conditions

East, South, West Facing
All soil types
Full Sunlight

Wild Roses

These are the very first roses, the wild roses from many parts of the northern hemisphere, together with their immediate hybrids. Wild Roses, also known as species roses, tend to form rather large shrubs. They are notable for the elegance of their growth, their dainty foliage and the simple beauty of their single flowers, which are generally followed by colourful hips in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and colours. As well as being ideal for shrubbery and wild areas of the garden, they are also a welcome addition to a mixed rose border, bringing a certain lightness.

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The Story of

DAvid austin roses

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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The Basics of Growing Roses

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