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Rosa ‘Hot Stuff’

Shrub rose

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Rosa 'Hot Stuff'
  • Common name: Shrub rose
  • Family: Rosaceae
  • Plant Type: Shrub, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Orange

Foliage colour:

Green

Rosa ‘Hot Stuff’ is a compact, deciduous shrub with thorny stems and mid-green, glossy, toothed pinnate leaves. From late spring through to autumn, it bears unscented, fully double, bright orange-red flowers with flecks of yellow.

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Rosa ‘Hot Stuff’ is a healthy, robust plant with good resistance to diseases. It has a rounded habit, making it the perfect choice for growing in a pot on a sunny patio, or at the front of the border as an edging rose or low-growing hedge.

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Deadhead in summer to prolong flowering, and feed fortnightly with a potash-rich fertiliser.

How to grow Rosa 'Hot Stuff'

  • Plant size

    2.5m height

    1.5m spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Back

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do not Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do Plant in October

Do Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do not Divide in March

Do not Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do Divide in September

Do Divide in October

Do Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Prune
Prune

Do not Prune in January

Do not Prune in February

Do Prune in March

Do not Prune in April

Do not Prune in May

Do not Prune in June

Do not Prune in July

Do not Prune in August

Do not Prune in September

Do not Prune in October

Do not Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Rosa 'Hot Stuff' and wildlife

Rosa 'Hot Stuff' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Rosa 'Hot Stuff' poisonous?

Rosa 'Hot Stuff' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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