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Scotch Rose

Rosa spinosissima

Also known as

Burnet Rose, Scotch Brier, Scottish Rose, Scottish-Briar

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1.5m

50cm

Min

1m

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Scotch Rose Overview

An upright, deciduous shrub with ovate green, elliptical leaves and yellowy-cream single flowers.

Common problems with Scotch Rose

How to propagate Scotch Rose

Budding

By budding in summer.

Cuttings

Hardwood cuttings in autumn.

Grafting

Hybrids are often propagated by grafting.

Other uses of Scotch Rose

Suitable for coastal conditions.

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