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Other common names
rose 'Rambling Rector'
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
'Rambling Rector' is a strong-growing large rambler with thorny shoots bearing pointed leaves. Large sprays of fragrant, semi-double, white flowers about 4cm in width, with deep yellow stamens are followed by small red hips in autumn
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
A rose for a large space, 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. Tolerant of poor soil, shade and a north aspect, ideal for climbing into a tree.
Propagate by hardwood cuttings in autumn or by 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 and rose leaf-rolling sawfly may be a problem. Rabbits and deer can cause damage
May be subject to black spot, rose rust, powdery mildews and a downy mildew
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