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botanical name:
Rosa 'Stanwell Perpetual'
Rosa 'Stanwell Perpetual' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Scotch rose
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 1.00m
width: 1.20m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: pink
stem/bark: brown
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
Scots rose with a spreading, twiggy habit, prickly stems and ferny, dark greyish green leaves. Fully double, loosely cupped, scented, pale blush pink flowers up to 7cm across, held singly on slender stems and unusually for a Scotch rose, repeat flowers from summer to autumn.

Prefers well-drained light sandy soils. Disease resistant and very hardy, but may be prone to aphid attack.

other notes:
Bred in 1838.
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