Rosa ‘Benjamin Britten’
Shrub rose ‘Benjamin Britten’, Rose ‘Benjamin Britten’, Rosa ‘Ausencart’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Benjamin Britten’ _ ‘Benjamin Britten’ is a repeat flowering shrub rose. It is an upright, bushy shrub with shiny, deep-green foliage. In summer and autumn, it bears fragrant, large, red and orange flowers with many petals.
Orange-red, Red in Summer; Red, Orange-red in Autumn
Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Aphids , Caterpillars , Deer , Glasshouse red spider mite , Leafhoppers , Rabbits, Rose leaf-rolling sawfly , Scale insects
Downy mildew , Powdery mildew , Rose black spot , Rose rust
Budding, Hardwood cuttings
WHERE TO GROW
Rosa ‘Benjamin Britten’ (Shrub rose ‘Benjamin Britten’) will reach a height of 2.2m and a spread of 1.2m after 2-5 years.
Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Hedging/Screens
Plant in moist but free-draining or free-draining soil in a sunny position. Avoid planting in sites that have previously been used for growing roses.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral