Rosa 'Kiftsgate'

Rosa filipes 'Kiftsgate'

Rose

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Key Information

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

Height: 10m

Spread: 6m

Flower colour:
  • White
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Attractive to wildlife, Autumn colour, Colourful new growth, Flowers, Fruit

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Rosa 'Kiftsgate'

Rosa 'Kiftsgate' is an extremely vigorous rambling rose, bearing masses of small, single, cream-white flowers with a strong musk fragrance, followed by red, oval shaped hips. It's ideal for growing through large trees or used to cover large unsightly buildings or walls. It may also be used as ground cover across large sloping banks of ground. Its open, single flowers are attractive to bees and make it a good choice for a wildlife garden.

Grow Rosa 'Kiftsgate' in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Back
  • 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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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: No toxic effects reported for this plant.

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