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Floribunda rose

Rosa 'Margaret Merril'

Also known as

Rose

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Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Tender

H7-H2

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1m

60cm

Min

40cm

3 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a strong fragrance

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A close up of a white Rosa 'Margaret Merril' flower
A close up of a white Rosa 'Margaret Merril' flower
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Floribunda rose Overview

Rosa 'Margaret Merril' is an attractive cultivar in the rose family, Rosaceae. It is part of the Floribunda Horticultural Group, plants in this group are low-growing shrubs that possess small, glossy leaves and sometimes slightly scented single or double flowers arranged in clusters from summer-autumn. Flowers are delicate, attractively scented and coloured white with a blue-pink sheen and golden-yellow stamens. They appear from summer-autumn and measure approximately 8cm in diameter. This rose has a bushy habit and is hardy to -20 degrees Celsius, plant in a position of full sun, in moist, well-draining soil for optimal growth.

Common problems with Floribunda rose

May also be affected by caterpillars, deer, rabbits and scale insects

How to harvest Floribunda rose

Generally not harvested

How to propagate Floribunda rose

Cuttings

Hardwood cuttings can be taken in late autumn/winter.

Budding

By budding in summer.

Grafting

Hybrids are often propagated by grafting.

Special features of Floribunda rose

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Floribunda rose

Suitable in flower borders/beds it can be included in all garden styles from urban chic to informal cottage.