Rosa 'Felicite Perpetue'

Rambler rose

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Plant type

Deciduous climber

Flower colour






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Plant details

This sempervirens rambler rose has vigorous branching growth and is almost thornless. Its dark green glossy foliage is almost evergreen. Large clusters of neat pink buds open into small creamy white rosettes that are lightly fragrant, in summer. It was introduced in 1827 and has been widely grown ever since in larger gardens or where a rose is wanted to scramble into a tree. 'Felicite Perpetue' grows well on poorer soils and can tolerate shade quite happily. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it their prestigious Award of Garden Merit.

Family: Rosaceae

Genus: Rosa

Cultivar: Felicite Perpetue

Plant type: Deciduous climber

Flower colour: White

Foliage colour: Dark green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade, Shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 500cm

Spread: 300cm

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