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Rose Amber Cover®
(Perfect for Ground Cover)

£25.00

£25.00
June - November
120cm x 80cm
Sun
Fragrant
Fully Hardy

Amber Cover® the rose that’s redefining “ground-breaking” It’s like Mother Nature put on their apricot apron and painted the town amber. Get ready for your garden’s star debut!

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Description

Our Perfect for Ground Cover range has been carefully bred, grown and curated to provide the finest range of ground cover roses to last a lifetime. Ground Cover roses offer a carpet of colour that are bred for their compact growth and their easy maintenance, with colour from June through to late Summer. A colourful solution to bring the front of your beds and borders to life. The enchanting Amber Cover® rose, forms part of our Perfect for Ground Cover range as it graces your garden with a tapestry of soft amber and apricot-hued blossoms, with sunset orange buds opening to rich apricot flowers, which take on a softer pink hue as they mature. The exquisite blooms nestle upon an attractive dense carpet of glossy, deep green foliage. Rose Amber Cover® throws out whirls of its exquisite fragrance as it emits a delightful scent, that is often described as a blend of citrus, sweet honey, and a hint of spice. This rose variety's fragrance is both fresh and inviting, making it a favourite among gardeners who appreciate the sweet and spicy notes that it imparts to their outdoor spaces. The aroma of Amber Cover® is both uplifting and soothing. This remarkable ground cover rose not only adorns your garden with its exquisite colour, scent, and foliage but also provides practical benefits in maintaining erosion control, making it an excellent choice for those seeking both beauty and functionality in their garden design. Allow Amber Cover® to transform your garden into an idyllic and fragrant space, echoing the beauty of classic English landscapes.

Planting Conditions

Planting the Amber Cover® Rose involves creating the perfect conditions to ensure its lasting beauty and fragrance. Select a well-drained, loamy soil that provides excellent moisture retention without water-logging. This rose variety thrives in locations that receive a minimum of six hours of direct sunlight daily, ensuring vibrant growth and blooming. When planting, dig a hole slightly larger than the root ball, ensuring that the graft union is at ground level, allowing for proper root development and stability. Spacing is essential, with individual roses typically needing 2 to 3 feet of separation. To encourage the most favourable conditions for these roses, it's crucial to maintain consistent soil moisture. Applying a layer of organic compost around the base helps regulate soil temperature, reduce weed growth, and retain moisture. By adhering to these planting conditions, you'll provide the perfect environment for Amber Cover® Rose to thrive.

Watering & Feeding

Watering and feeding the Amber Cover® Rose is vital for its vitality and ability to showcase its stunning features. When it comes to watering, strive for consistent moisture in the soil. Deep watering is essential, ensuring the roots are thoroughly saturated, particularly during hot or dry periods. Morning watering is advisable to allow the foliage to dry during the day, reducing the risk of fungal diseases. To prevent potential issues, avoid overhead watering and opt for methods like soaker hoses to deliver water directly to the base of the plant. Feeding is equally important, with a slow release rose fertiliser. Typically, two feedings in Spring and late Spring or early Summer are beneficial. However, take care not to over-fertilise with excessive nitrogen, as this can lead to vigorous foliage growth at the expense of blooms.

General Care

General care for the Amber Cover® Rose is vital to ensure its health and showcase its exquisite beauty. Regular pruning, typically during the dormant season in late Winter or early Spring, involves the removal of dead or diseased branches, shaping the plant, and stimulating fresh growth and continuous blooming. Practicing deadheading throughout the growing season by removing spent blossoms encourages new flower production. Vigilance against common rose pests, such as aphids and spider mites, is essential, with prompt action through appropriate remedies if needed. Feeding the rose is crucial, employing a slow release fertiliser and following recommended application rates and schedules.