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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
Fedtschenko rose (of gardens)
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
R. fedtschenkoana misapplied is a vigorous deciduous shrub to 2.2m tall and wide, often suckering freely, with bristly stems bearing grey-green foliage and small clusters of single, white flowers in summer, followed by pear-shaped red hips
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
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilClay, Loam, Sand, Chalk
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. Tolerant of poor soils and suitable for hedging
Root hardwood cuttings in autumn and bud in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Hedging & Screens
Cottage & Informal Garden Wildlife Gardens
Pruning See pruning roses - rose pruning: shrub roses
Pests Susceptible to rose aphid, scale insects, leafhoppers, caterpillars, rose leaf-rolling sawfly larvae and leaf-cutting bees; rabbits and deer may cause damage
Prone to black spot, rose rust, rose powdery mildew, rose dieback and canker, rose balling, honey fungus, replant disease, a virus and downy mildew
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