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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
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Other common names
rose 'Albéric Barbier'
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
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
'Albéric Barbier' is a strong-growing rambling rose to 5m, with glossy, bright green foliage and clusters of slightly scented, fully double, creamy-white flowers flushed yellow in bud I midsummer.
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Loam, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow on a wall or fence in an open site with full sun and moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil. For best flowering apply a balanced fertiliser and mulch in late winter or early spring. Tolerates poor soils, some shade and can succeed on north facing walls and growing into trees
Propagate by hardwood cuttings in autumn or by chip budding in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 18 (roses)
Pests Aphids, leafhoppers, glasshouse red spider mite, scale insects, caterpillars large rose sawfly and rose leaf-rolling sawfly may be a problem. Also rabbits and deer can cause damage
May be affected by black spot, rose rust, powdery mildews, and a downy mildew
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rose 'Albéric Barbier'
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