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RosesClimber Wall Shrub

Rosa 'Climbing Étoile de Hollande' (ClHT)
  • RHS AGM

rose 'Climbing Etoile de Hollande'

A vigorous, repeat-flowering climbing rose about 3.5m or more high, with glossy dark green foliage, and very fragrant, deep velvety-red double blooms to 11cm across, produced mainly in summer and sporadically into autumn

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Size
Ultimate height
4–8 metres
Time to ultimate height
2–5 years
Ultimate spread
4–8 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Clay
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Green
Summer Red Green
Autumn Red Green
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
Aspect

South–facing or West–facing

Exposure
Exposed or Sheltered
Hardiness
H5
Botanical details
Family
Rosaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Deciduous
Habit
Bushy, Climbing
Potentially harmful
Fruit are ornamental - not to be eaten. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling
Genus

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.

Name status

Accepted

Horticultural Group
Climbing roses are vigorous shrubs with thorny stems and large, solitary or clustered, often fragrant, usually remontant flowers

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in full sun in moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil, and deadhead to encourage repeat flowering; for more advice, see rose cultivation

Propagation

Propagate by hardwood cuttings in autumn, by softwood cuttings under glass in spring and summer, or by T-budding in summer. Note that roses are usually grafted, so plants grown from cuttings may vary

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • City and courtyard gardens
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • Climber and wall shrubs
  • Wall side borders
Pruning

Pruning group 17 (climbing roses)

Pests

May be susceptible to aphids, leafhoppers, glasshouse red spider mite, scale insects, caterpillars and rose leaf-rolling sawfly. Deer and rabbits can cause damage

Diseases

May be susceptible to rose black spot, rose rust, replant disease, rose dieback, and rose powdery mildews. May also be susceptible to disorders rose blindness and flower balling and sometimes honey fungus

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