Rosa 'Ballerina'

Rosa 'Ballerina'

Rose

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Flowers
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Key Information

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

Height: 1.2m

Spread: 1.2m

Flower colour:
  • Pink
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Flowers, Thorns

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Rosa 'Ballerina'

Rosa 'Ballerina' bears large clusters of tiny, slightly fragrant, single pink flowers throughout summer and into autumn. It's perfect for growing in a mixed border, and makes a pretty cut flower. Its single flowers are attractive to bees and makes it a good option for a wildlife garden. The Royal Horticultural Society have given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit.

Grow Rosa 'Ballerina' in moist but well-drained soil in full sun. 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

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers, Provides shelter/habitat, Seeds for birds

Care routine

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Take cuttings
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Prune
Prune
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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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