A picture of a Miss Willmott's Rose

Miss Willmott's Rose

Rosa willmottiae

Also known as

Willmott's Rose

Rosa willmottiae 4 by Stan Shebs (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1.5m

1m

Min

1m

3 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Miss Willmott's Rose

A close up of some pink Rosa willmottiae flowers
A close up of a pink Rosa willmottiae flower
A flowering Rosa willmottiae plant
A flowering Rosa willmottiae plant in a garden
A photo of Miss Willmott's Rose

Miss Willmott's Rose Overview

Rosa willmottiae is a medium-sized deciduous shrub species in the rose family, Rosaceae. It has an attractive arching habit and typically grows ato around 1.5m in height. Foliage is aromatic and fern-like, flowers are a lovely pink-purple shade, with cream-yellow stamens. Flowers appear from late spring to early summer and lead onto pear-shaped rose hips coloured red-orange.

Common problems with Miss Willmott's Rose

How to propagate Miss Willmott's Rose

Cuttings

Semi-ripe cuttings best taken in late summer. Hardwood cuttings best taken in autumn.

Budding

By budding in summer.

Grafting

Hybrids are often propagated by grafting.

Special features of Miss Willmott's Rose

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Miss Willmott's Rose

Climbing, flowers