Shrublet. A delightful and compact little rose with attractive and unusual semi-double, open blooms in a burgundy purple shade. The flowers fade to a smokey lilac as they age. Plenty of blooms throughout the season. Would look lovely planted with grey foliage perennials. PVR.
Colour: Purple / Mauve Habit: Compact Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 50cm x 60cm
Centifolia. An old rose from France that goes under many different names. It grows into a vigorous shrub with strong branches. The abundant blooms are large, cupped, very fragrant and appear over summer. The flowers are mostly off white with purple and crimson stripes. 1845.
This rose is also called Village Maid, La Rubanee, Belle des Jardins and Rosa x centifolia variegata - despite the identity crisis this is still a very interesting an desirable rose.
Colour: White / Pink Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x 1.5m
Shrub. Bred by Rob Somerfield and named after the Maori Queen this rose covers itself with deep purple blooms that hold an unforgettable fragrance, a nice compact plant, perfect for the front of the garden. Deciduous.
Colour: Purple Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 90cm x 90cm
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Current Stock Height: 30/40 cm ?
Container: pb8 ?
New stock arriving beginning of June, 2020. Pre-order now. Estimated price $29.99 each. Payment when stock arrives.
This rose was named for Postnatal Depression Canterbury to publicise the amazing work that they do. Large soft medium pink blooms that are strongly perfumed and presented on a tall, spreading bush, clothed in dark glossy foliage. Flower stems are of a good length making them great for picking. Bred in NZ by Rob Somerfield. Deciduous
Colour: Pink Habit: Upright, Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x 1m
Modern Shrub. Another top rose in the Flower Carpet series. 'Amber' has semi-double fragrant flowers in tones of warm amber and soft peach. Long flowering period and strong disease resistant foliage. Very pretty and perfect for group planting. Deciduous.
Colour: Orange / Pink Habit: Spreading Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 90cm x 90cm
Shrub. Double, soft pink blooms with a delicate fragrance put on a reliable show from spring through to autumn. Another winner from the Flower Carpet collection. Great for group planting or using as a ground-cover. Tough, hardy and deciduous. PVR.
Colour: Pink Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 70cm x 1m
A top performing and easy care rose with trusses of pretty coral pink flowers. The flowers are single with a ruffled edge and deepen in tone as they age. Excellent as a ground cover. Very free flowering (flowers for months) and shows good disease resistance too. Useful as a ground-cover. Award winner. PVR.
Colour: Pink Habit: Spreading Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 80cm x 100cm
Flower Carpet roses are highly valued for their disease resistance, repeat flowering and easy care habit. This particular version has very pretty trusses of double, soft golden yellow flowers with a spicy fragrance. Great to use as a quick growing ground cover. PVR. 1990.
Colour: Yellow / Gold Habit: Spreading Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 60cm x 1.2m