• 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 'Nozomi' (Clmin/gc)

rose 'Nozomi'

rose 'Nozomi'

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  • Other common names rose 'Nozomi'

  • 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

  • Details 'Nozomi' is a spreading dwarf shrub forming a low mat 50cm high (but to 1.5m in height if trained on a pillar) with small, dark, glossy leaves and single, light pink and white flowers 2.5cm in width, in trusses during summer

Characteristics

  • Foliage Deciduous

  • Habit Trailing

  • 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)

    H5

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Partial Shade

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

  • Exposure Sheltered or Exposed

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 0.1-0.5 metres

  • Ultimate spread 1-1.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height 5-10 years

How to grow

Cultivation 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. Tolerant of poor soil and shade. Dense, spreading growth can be useful for low hedging

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

Suggested planting locations and garden types Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Ground Cover Hedging & Screens City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden

How to care

Pruning Pruning group 19 (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

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