Rosa 'Fragrant Cloud'


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Key information

Plant type

Deciduous shrub

Flower colour



Scented flowers



Skill level


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Plant details

An award-winning German Hybrid Tea (the 'Worlds' Favourite Rose' in 1981), getting high scores on every count. The flowers are flashy bright red and have what the rose grower David Austin calls 'smoky overtones'. The flowers appear individually and in small clusters. The scent is strong and fruity, and the only possible warning is that the stems are very prickly, so make sure that the ground is well weeded before you plant. Good cut flowers.

Family: Rosaceae

Genus: Rosa

Cultivar: Fragrant Cloud

Plant type: Deciduous shrub

Flower colour: Red

Foliage colour: Dark green

Feature: Scented flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

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

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 90cm

Spread: 90cm

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