Rosa glauca

Rosa glauca

Rose

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Key Information

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

Height: 1.8m

Spread: 1.5m

Flower colour:
  • Pink
Foliage colour:
  • BlueGreen
  • Features: Attractive to wildlife, Dramatic foliage, Flowers

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Rosa glauca is an exceptionally beautiful rose, bearing small clusters of single, pink flowers with pale pink centres in summer, followed by round, red hips in autumn. Its a vigorous, arching species – perfect for growing at the back of a border or training as an informal flowering hedge. Its bluish-grey leaves and ornamental rose hips are excellent in flower arranging.

For best results grow Rosa glauca in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in sun to partial shade.

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, Makes a good wildlife hedge, 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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