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Rose Amorosa
(Perfect for Cutting)

£25.00

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June - November
80cm x 40cm
Sun
Fragrant
Fully Hardy

Amorosa Rose, the only rose that thinks it’s a bouquet! It’s so charming, even other roses want to be in a vase with it. Time to let your garden’s inner florist shine!

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Light Fragrance

RHS Plants For Pollinators
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Description

There is nothing quite as romantic as a bunch of roses and nothing quite so rewarding as being able to cut them from your own garden. Our Perfect for Cutting range has been carefully bred, grown and curated to provide the finest range of cut roses with strong clear stems and thicker petals for an extended vase life. Rose Amorosa stands as a distinguished member of the esteemed range of Perfect for Cutting range, and a floral treasure that redefines garden romance. Its tender, double cupped, blush and ivory-hued blooms create a romantic ambiance, reminiscent of classic love stories, up to 10cm in diameter, you'll simply have to bring them indoors too. The lush, dark green foliage formed in an upright habit serves as a striking backdrop, enhancing the visual interest of this rose. Beyond its visual appeal, the sweet and captivating fragrance of Rose Amorosa weaves an aromatic tapestry, transforming your garden into a sensory haven. As a cutting rose, it's perfect for crafting stunning bouquets and arrangements, allowing you to bring the elegance of your garden indoors bring your home to life or for offering as gifts to your loved ones. Its long stems and abundant blooms are a florist's dream and a gardener's delight. Perpetual blooms throughout the growing season will allow for an abundance of offerings. Rose Amorosa finds its place in gardens as a focal point or within mixed borders, offering a touch of classic charm to any landscape. Ideal for use in vast range of garden designs, such as; Cottage Gardens, Informal Gardens, Formal Gardens, Urban Gardens, Mediterranean Gardens and Sensory Gardens. Get ready for a long-term love interest!    

Planting Conditions

Planting the Rose Amorosa 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. Ensuring that the graft union (i.e. where the cultivar joins the rootstock and the point from which the branches originate) is at soil level (not below as this is reported to increase the risk of rose dieback). 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 your Amorosa to thrive.

Watering & Feeding

Watering and feeding the Amorosa 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. Slow release rose fertiliser is ideal. 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 Amorosa 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 slow release rose fertiliser, following recommended application rates and schedules.