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  • Eventual height: 2m
  • Eventual spread: 1.5m

Rosa 'Geranium'

Shrub Rose moyesii hybrid / (syn Rosa moyesii 'Geranium') (shrub)

4 litre pot £24.99
£24.99
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: May and June
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Scented, single, cream-centred, cherry-red flowers in May and June, and dainty, mid- to dark green leaves. This vigorous species rose is perfect for sunny, less informal areas of the garden. Although it only flowers once, its spectacular, flagon-shaped, orange-red hips provide autumn interest.

  • Garden care: Before planting shorten thick roots to 25cm (10in) and reduce top-growth to an outward-facing bud 8-15cm (3-6in) above ground-level. Plant during a frost-free spell, incorporating well-rotted organic matter and a balanced fertiliser into the planting hole. Ensure that the 'bud union' (the bulge at the base of the shoots) is at soil level.

All our roses are field grown. In October/November they are dug up and potted. However, they will not produce any new roots until spring, so don't be surprised if the compost falls away from the roots when winter planting. Some suppliers send out 'bare root' plants unpotted, but we don't as it is easier to manage them on the nursery in pots.

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