Rosa 'Queens London Child'

Rosa ‘Queens London Child’

Patio 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 not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Rosa 'Queens London Child'
  • Common name: Patio rose
  • Family: Rosaceae
  • Plant Type: Shrub
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Patio roses are perfect for growing in containers on the patio, but work equally well in a border. In pots, they need to be grown in good-quality, soil-based compost, watered regularly and given a liquid feed once a week.

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Rosa ‘Queens London Child’ is an upright, glossy-leaved rose with dark pink buds that open to enormous pink flowers, with a powerfully sweet fragrance.

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Grow Rosa ‘Queens London Child’ in moist but well-drained, soil-based compost in full sun. Deadhead spent blooms to prolong flowering but leave some for hips to develop to provide winter interest and food for birds. Hard prune in spring, to prevent plants from becoming leggy.

How to grow Rosa 'Queens London Child'

  • Plant size

    60cm height

    45cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Soil type: Clay / heavy / moist
  • Plant care: Needs regular watering in pots

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 Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do Plant in March

Do Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do Plant in October

Do Plant in November

Do 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 not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Take cuttings
Take cuttings

Do not Take cuttings in January

Do not Take cuttings in February

Do not Take cuttings in March

Do not Take cuttings in April

Do not Take cuttings in May

Do Take cuttings in June

Do Take cuttings in July

Do not Take cuttings in August

Do not Take cuttings in September

Do not Take cuttings in October

Do not Take cuttings in November

Do not Take cuttings 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 'Queens London Child' and wildlife

Rosa 'Queens London Child' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Rosa 'Queens London Child' poisonous?

Rosa 'Queens London Child' 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