Rosa 'Port Sunlight'

Rosa 'Port Sunlight'

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Key Information

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

Height: 1.5m

Spread: 90cm

Flower colour:
  • Peach
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Colourful new growth, Scented flowers, Thorns

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Rosa 'Port Sunlight' is a vigorous shub rose suitable for growing at the back of a mixed border or trained as a climber against a wall. The foliage and young stems are bronze-red at first, maturing to dark green. It's extremely healthy and disease-resistant. In summer it bears rosette-shaped, apricot-peach double blooms with a strong pure tea fragrance.

Grow Rosa 'Port Sunlight' 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: 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

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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