Also known as
Glaucous Rose, Red-leafed rose, Rose
10 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Red-Leaved Rose Overview
This vigorous, arching rose has thorny, red-flushed stems with dark gray green flushed purple leaves, In summer it produces small clusters of single, star-shaped, rose-pink flowers which are paler at the centre and have prominent, golden-yellow stamens. These develop into attractive red hips.
Common problems with Red-Leaved Rose
Deer & rabbits can also be a problem.
How to harvest Red-Leaved Rose
Generally not harvested
How to propagate Red-Leaved Rose
Take hardwood cuttings in late autumn.
Take chip budding in summer.
Hybrids are often propagated by grafting.
Special features of Red-Leaved Rose
Attracts useful insects
Other uses of Red-Leaved Rose
Can be grown as hedging/screens in informal/cottage gardens. They also are included in wildlife friendly gardens.