Rosa 'Penelope'


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Plant type

Deciduous shrub

Flower colour






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Plant details

A superb Hybrid Musk, it has a huge supply of light pink flowers with prominent yellow stamens. Individually you couldn't call the flowers great beauties, but whn massed together they make a terrific sight against their thick mound of rich green leafy growth. Keep deadheading to promote more buds, with the final batch being followed by pink hips. A lovely scent. Worth growing one extra plant for taking cuttings - it's that good.

Family: Rosaceae

Genus: Rosa

Cultivar: Penelope

Plant type: Deciduous shrub

Flower colour: Pink

Foliage colour: Dark green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

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

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 180cm

Spread: 180cm

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