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Rose Top Hit®
(Perfect for Patios)

£25.00
£18.75

£25.00 £18.75
June - November
100cm
Sun
Fragrant
Fully Hardy

Rose Top Hit® – the patio sensation that’s been on repeat in gardens worldwide. With a warm red hue as timeless as your favourite record, it’s the chart-topping melody you’ll savour for years in your floral playlist!

Additional information

Plant Type
Flowering Period
Flower Colour
Fully Grown Size
Foliage
Garden Position
Light Level
Hardiness
Fragrance

Light Fragrance

RHS Plants For Pollinators
RHS Garden Merit Award
Pot Size

Description

Patios are the showcase in many gardens, they are the view from the window and the area you spend time relaxing with loved ones. Perfect for Patio roses are bred, grown and curated as range of roses that are compact, colourful and beautiful in so many forms. The range are our finest selection, ideal for pots and tubs and to be enjoyed for years to come. Our Rose; Rose Top Hit® takes its place as a valued member of the prestigious 'Perfect for Patios' collection and is the epitome of elegance in your compact outdoor space.

Planting Conditions

To ensure successful growth of the Top Hit® Rose, follow these planting conditions. Choose a location that receives a minimum of 6 hours of direct sunlight each day. You need to opt for well-drained soil rich in organic matter, enhancing the plant's growth. Maintain proper spacing to allow healthy air circulation between plants and ensure the graft union is at or slightly above ground level when planting. 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). Keep the soil consistently moist without over-watering, focusing on deep watering at the root zone. With these planting conditions in place, your Rose will thrive, gracing your garden with its vibrant blooms and inviting fragrance.

Watering & Feeding

Watering and feeding the Top Hit® Rose is paramount to maintain its health and vigour. When it comes to watering, aim for consistent soil moisture, ensuring the root zone is deeply saturated, especially during dry spells or warm periods. Morning watering is advised to allow the foliage to dry during the day, reducing the risk of fungal diseases. It's beneficial to avoid overhead watering to prevent fungal issues. The application of organic compost around the rose's base helps in preserving soil moisture, regulating temperature, and inhibiting weed growth. For feeding, use slow release rose fertilisers and adhere to the manufacturer's guidelines regarding application rates and schedules. Typically, roses benefit from two primary feedings, usually in Spring and late Spring or early Summer. By diligently implementing these watering and feeding practices, your rose will flourish, gracing your garden for years to come.

General Care

Caring for the Top Hit® Rose involves a set of practices to ensure its health and vitality, enhancing its stunning beauty year after year. Regular pruning is essential, typically carried out during late Winter or early Spring when the plant is dormant. This entails removing dead or diseased branches, shaping the plant, and stimulating fresh growth and continuous blooming. To maintain prolific flowering throughout the growing season, it's crucial to practice deadheading, the removal of spent blossoms. This encourages the production of new flowers and keeps the rose looking pristine.