• 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 'Danse du Feu' (ClF)

rose 'Danse du Feu'

rose 'Danse du Feu'

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  • Other common names rose 'Danse du Feu'

  • Synonyms Rosa DANSE DU FEU
    Rosa 'Spectacular'

  • 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

  • Family Rosaceae / Rosaceae

  • Details 'Danse du Feu' is a climbing rose to 3-4m in height, with dark green leaves, slightly bronzed when young. Scented double, scarlet-red flowers, 6-7cm in width, opening flat, produced both singly and in clusters, summer to autumn.

  • Horticultural Group Climbing Floribunda roses are vigorous shrubs with often fragrant, single to double flowers in small or large clusters, borne from summer to autumn

Characteristics

  • Foliage Deciduous

  • Habit Climbing

  • Fragrance Flower

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Partial Shade

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

  • Exposure Sheltered

Soil

  • Chalk

    Clay

  • Chalk

    Loam

  • Chalk

    Sand

  • Chalk

    Chalk

  • MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained

  • SoilClay, Loam, Sand, Chalk

  • pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size

  • Ultimate height

    2.5-4 metres

  • Ultimate spread

    1.5-2.5 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. Tolerant of shade

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

Suggested planting locations and garden types Cut Flowers Wall-side Borders City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden

How to care

Pruning Pruning group 17 (roses)

Pests Aphids, leafhoppers, glasshouse red spider mite, scale insects, caterpillars and rose leaf-rolling sawfly may be a problem. Rabbits and deer can cause damage

Diseases May be affected by black spot, rose rust and powdery mildews

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