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Rose Gertrude Jekyll (Shrub) in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Rosa 'Ausbord' syn. Rosa 'Gertrude Jekyll'

 

Rose 'Gertrude Jekyll' (Shrub)

Rosette-shaped flowers of rich glowing pink with a delicious Old Rose scent. It is always one of the earliest English Roses to start flowering.

 
plant Features
  • Rose Gertrude Jekyll (Shrub) likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Rose Gertrude Jekyll (Shrub) likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Rose Gertrude Jekyll (Shrub) is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Rose Gertrude Jekyll (Shrub) likes rich and free draining

    Rich and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Rose 'Gertrude Jekyll' (Shrub)

Latin name

Rosa 'Ausbord' syn. Rosa 'Gertrude Jekyll'

type

Deciduous Perennial

family

Rosaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Rose Gertrude Jekyll (Shrub) likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Rose Gertrude Jekyll (Shrub) is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Rose Gertrude Jekyll (Shrub) likes rich and free draining

    Rich and free draining

  • Water

    Rose Gertrude Jekyll (Shrub) likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Rose Gertrude Jekyll (Shrub) is 1.00meters x 1.30meters 1.00 M 1.30 M

Rosa 'Ausbord' syn. Rosa 'Gertrude Jekyll'

Rosette-shaped flowers of rich glowing pink with a delicious Old Rose scent. It is always one of the earliest English Roses to start flowering.


Planting

From Late Autumn TO Late Spring

Prepare the planting site by digging over the bed and incorporate liberal quantities of well rotted manure or compost; lighten heavy clay soil with half rotted straw. Dress the top soil with plenty of peat mixed with hop manure and chopped up turf. Fresh animal manure is harmful to the roots and should only be used in the bottom spit. Where possible, prepare the planting site a few weeks in advance. Do this in late summer for planting in autumn. Plant at any time between late autumn and late spring. Prepare a planting mixture of bone meal and moist peat. Spread out the roots in the planting hole and add the planting mixture until the roots are covered. Add soil and firm in the plant by treading.

 
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