• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Rosa 'Climbing Lady Hillingdon' (ClT)

rose 'Climbing Lady Hillingdon'

AGM plants

AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:

  • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
  • Available to buy
  • Of good constitution
  • Essentially stable in form & colour
  • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases
rose 'Climbing Lady Hillingdon'

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  • Other common names rose 'Climbing Lady Hillingdon'

  • Synonyms Rosa 'Lady Hillingdon' (ClT)

  • Family Rosaceae

  • Genus Rosa can be deciduous or semi-evergreen shrubs or scrambling climbers, with usually thorny stems bearing pinnate leaves and solitary or clustered, 5-petalled flowers followed by showy red or purple fruits

  • Horticultural Group Climbing Tea roses are remontant shrubs with flossy foliage and spicily fragrant double flowers, solitary or in threes, intermittently through summer and autumn

  • Details 'Climbing Lady Hillingdon' is a large climbing rose with plentiful, dark green foliage and pointed buds opening to tea-scented, deep apricot-yellow, double flowers 8cm in width

Characteristics

  • Foliage Deciduous

  • Habit Climbing

  • Fragrance Flower

  • Hardiness

    Hardiness ratings

    All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets

    • H1a - Under glass all year (>15C)
    • H1b - Can be grown outside in the summer (10 - 15)
    • H1c - Can be grown outside in the summer (5 - 10)
    • H2 - Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen (1 to 5)
    • H3 - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK (-5 to 1)
    • H4 - Hardy through most of the UK (-10 to -5)
    • H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10)
    • H6 - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15)
    • H7 - Hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20)

    H4

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Aspect East-facing or South-facing or West-facing

  • Exposure Sheltered

Soil

  • Clay

    Clay

  • Loam

    Loam

  • Sand

    Sand

  • Chalk

    Chalk

  • MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained

  • SoilClay, Loam, Sand, Chalk

  • pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size

  • Ultimate height 2.5-4 metres

  • Ultimate spread 1.5-2.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height 5-10 years

How to grow

Cultivation Prefers a sunny situation to thrive. Grow in 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. Tolerant of poor soils and good for cut flowers

Propagation Propagate by hardwood cuttings in autumn or by chip budding in summer

Suggested planting locations and garden types Cut Flowers Wall-side Borders City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden

How to care

Pruning Pruning group 17 (roses)

Pests Aphids, rose leafhopper, glasshouse red spider mite, scale insects, caterpillars and rose leaf-rolling sawfly may be a problem. Deer and rabbits can cause damage

Diseases May be affected by black spot, rose rust and rose powdery mildew and downy mildews

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