Rosa 'Paul's Himalayan Musk' (Ra)
rose 'Paul's Himalayan Musk'
'Paul's Himalayan Musk' is a rampantly vigorous large climber with long, trailing, thorny shoots bearing drooping light green leaves and very profuse, slightly scented, small, blush-pink, double flowers in large drooping clusters, in midsummer
Ultimate height8–12 metres
Time to ultimate height5–10 years
Ultimate spread4–8 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
- Partial shade
South–facing or West–facing or East–facing
- Native to the UK
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
- Horticultural Group
- Rambler roses are vigorous shrubs with long, arching, thorny or smooth stems carrying glossy foliage and large sprays of small, single or double, often fragrant flowers in early summer
How to grow
A rose for a large space that grows best 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 - see rose cultivation. Tolerant of poor soil and shade, and ideal for climbing into a tree
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Cottage and informal garden
- Wall side borders
Pruning group 18 (roses)
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