Rosa ‘Roald Dahl’
Rose ‘Roald Dahl’, Rosa ‘Ausowlish’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Roald Dahl’ _ ‘Roald Dahl’ is an upright, bushy, rounded, deciduous shrub with sparsely thorny stems bearing pinnate leaves divided into ovate, toothed, semi-glossy, dark green leaflets and clusters of double, strongly fragrant, apricot to light orange flowers from early summer into autumn.
Rounded, Bushy, Upright
Pale-orange, Apricot in Summer; Pale-orange, Apricot in Autumn
Dark-green in Spring; 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
Prone to mildew.
Rose pruning group 20.
Budding, Hardwood cuttings
WHERE TO GROW
Rosa ‘Roald Dahl’ (Rose ‘Roald Dahl’) will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.
Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging
Plant in moist but free-draining or free-draining soil, preferably in full sun. Water deeply and regularly. Avoid overhead watering. Provide good air circulation. Avoid planting in sites that have previously been used for growing roses.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Well-drained, Moist but well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
South, East, West