Rosa 'Aphrodite'

Rosa 'Aphrodite'

Rose

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Rosa 'Aphrodite'
  • Common name: Rose
  • Plant type: Shrub
  • Evergreen/Deciduous: Deciduous

Height: 1m

Spread: 50cm

Flower colour:
  • Pink
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Flowers, Scented flowers

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Rosa 'Aphrodite' has spiral shaped buds, which open to large, full, cup-shaped flowers with a spicy fragrance. Foliage is leathery, mid-green and large, with a good resistance to fungal diseases. It's perfect for growing in containers but also works well in a border, and it makes an excellent cut flower.

Grow Rosa 'Aphrodite' in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Deadhead spent blooms to prolong flowering and mulch annually with well-rotted manure or compost.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Middle
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Maintenance: Prefers rich soil
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Clay/heavy/moist, Chalky/alkaline

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: No toxic effects reported for this plant.

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