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Blush White Old English Shrub Rose
Blush White Old English Shrub Rose
Blush White Old English Shrub Rose
Blush White Old English Shrub Rose

Blush White Old English Shrub Rose

A staple British gardening favourite
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  • One of the most popular rose types of all time, with floral displays throughout the summer
  • Enjoy a show of simply stunning, large blush white to pink, double blooms
  • This variety bursts to life in summer with a delicate scent, to provide beautiful colour and perfume
  • A very neat and tidy, yet impactful, bush rose that grows up to 2m tall
  • Supplied as a bare root plant, ready to plant out immediately
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There is something so special and iconic about English Shrub Roses.

This is an old-fashioned classic rose with an intricate and full centre of blush white petals with a pink glow that flow around one-another to make the most remarkable patterns. Breeding over many years has made them so much easier to grow in any garden, big or small, either in larger pots or in borders and beds.

This variety has been bred to have both a good fragrance, and superb disease resistance, which is not always seen with roses, but our growers have managed it! Best of all it is a repeat flowerer and will bloom for up to five months of the year with little deadheading - although you may wish to keep them tidy.

The English Shrub Rose is a little more vigorous and slightly less formal than Hybrid Tea alternatives, so can be planted alongside shrubs for a superb border display.

Supplied as one bare root plant, ready to plant out immediately.

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Item 530269 supplied as:

1 x Bare Root

  • The amount of growth on potted roses will vary at different times of year, depending on when they are potted.
  • Potted roses will be freshly potted from November to February, so are not fully rooted through.
  • They will have new shoots beginning in March and April.
  • They will be in leaf and then buds May and June.
  • They will be in flower June and July.
  • From August onwards they may be trimmed back, ready to plant and burst back into life the next season.
  • From the end of September your rose has received its trim which will help it to have stronger roots and better form next year.

Top Tips

  • To prune, just remove any dead, dying, damaged and diseased stems and also deadhead regularly.
  • Traditionally, you would cut just above a leaf joint with a sloping cut away from the bud, however, this isn't necessary, and donít worry about pruning too much - roses are very resilient and will grow back.
  • When pruning, make sure that your secateurs are clean and sharp to prevent squashing stems and introducing disease.
  • Add mycorrhizal fungi to the roots when planting to help the plant establish quicker.

Care Information

  • Roses can be planted at any time of the year, if the soil is not frozen, waterlogged or drought-dry. Plant your rose where it can get plenty of sun for at least half of the day, and where it will be sheltered from the wind.
  • Roses tolerate wide range of soils but thrive in deep, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil, so add plenty of well-rotted manure into the hole if necessary and plant so that the graft union (the swollen area when the stems meet the roots) is around 3cm below soil level. Water well every other day - daily if the weather is hot and dry.
  • Established roses can be watered around once a week through spring and summer - more if the weather is hot.
  • For best results, feed roses in late-March/April and again in late July.
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