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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
rose [Lyda Rose]
Rosa can be deciduous or semi-evergreen shrubs or scrambling climbers, with usually thorny stems bearing compound pinnate leaves and solitary or clustered flowers. Flowers may be followed by showy red or purple fruits in some varieties.
Shrub roses are large shrubs with usually thorny stems bearing large leaves and fragrant, single to double flowers in clusters in summer, and usually also in autumn
Lyda Rose is a bushy shrub to 1.2m in height with mid-green foliage and single, lightly-fragranced white flowers edged with pink and with a central boss of golden-yellow stamens. Flowers prolifically from summer into autumn
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in full sun with fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil. For best flowering apply a balanced fertiliser and mulch in late winter or early spring and a balanced fertiliser again in early summer. See rose cultivation
For home use, propagate by hardwood cuttings in autumn or by T-budding in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Cut Flowers Flower borders and beds Hedging & Screens
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 20 (roses)
Pests Aphids, leafhoppers, glasshouse red spider mite, scale insects, caterpillars and rose leaf-rolling sawfly may be a problem. Deer and rabbits can cause damage
May be subject to black spot, rose rust, powdery mildews and a downy mildew
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