English Shrub Rose 'Eglantyne'

Rosa 'Eglantyne'

Rose 'Eglantyne', Austin Rose 'Eglantyne'

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A close p of a many petaled pink Rosa 'Eglantyne' flower
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Rosa 'Eglantyne' is part of the English Shrub Rose Horticultural Group, they have been bred from crossing Old Roses with Modern Roses. The flowers have many petals and they may be single or double in structure and scented. This old fashioned shrub rose is a delightful repeat flowering variety that produces very large, fragrant, pale-pink flowers.with many petals. It has an upright, spreading habit with green, glossy foliage.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Summer

Fruiting time

Autumn

Harvesting

Cut flowering stems for floral arrangements when required.

Propagation

Cuttings

Take hardwood cuttings in late summer early autumn.

Special features

Attractive flowers

Special features

Origin

Britain, Europe.

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Clay, Compost, Loam, Chalk

Soil PH preference

Neutral, Acid, Alkaline

Frost hardiness

Half-Hardy

Personality

Family

Rosaceae

Flower colour

Pink

Scent

Mild

Problems

Can be attacked by aphids, caterpillars, Deer, Red Spider mites, Leaf hoppers, Rabbits, Rose leaf rolling sawfly & scale insects. It can also suffer from Powdery mildew, rose black spot & rose rust.
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