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Rosa sempervirens 15-20cm

Rosa sempervirens 15-20cm

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Rosa sempervirens, commonly known as the Evergreen Rose or the Sempervirens Rose, is a charming and versatile climbing rose species renowned for its graceful vines, glossy evergreen foliage, and delicate white or pale pink blossoms. This species, native to southern Europe, is highly valued for its ornamental appeal and adaptability to a variety of garden and landscape settings. Here's a brief description and some cultivation tips for Rosa sempervirens:

Description: Rosa sempervirens is a climbing or trailing rose that typically reaches heights of 6 to 15 feet (1.8 to 4.5 meters), although it can grow taller under optimal conditions. The plant features semi-evergreen to evergreen leaves with a glossy, dark green appearance, making it a unique member of the rose family as many other roses are deciduous. Its elegant, fragrant flowers have five delicate petals and are typically white, though they can sometimes be pale pink. Blooms are usually small, but they occur in profuse clusters, creating a stunning display. The rose hips, when they form, are small and red, adding to the plant's visual interest.

Cultivation Tips:

  1. Climate: Rosa sempervirens is well-suited to Mediterranean climates but can adapt to a range of temperate and subtropical regions. It is generally hardy and can tolerate mild frosts.

  2. Sunlight: Plant the Evergreen Rose in a location that receives full sun to light shade. It thrives in areas with at least 6 hours of direct sunlight daily.

  3. Soil: Provide well-draining, loamy soil with good organic content. A slightly acidic to neutral pH level (6.0 to 7.0) is ideal.

  4. Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during the growing season. Adequate watering is crucial for healthy growth and flowering. Avoid overwatering or waterlogged conditions.

  5. Pruning: Prune Rosa sempervirens as needed to control its size and shape. Regularly remove dead or diseased branches and faded flowers to encourage continuous blooming.

  6. Trellising or Support: Since it is a climbing rose, provide a sturdy trellis, arbor, or support structure for the vines to climb. Proper support helps showcase the plant's graceful growth and prevents sprawling.

  7. Fertilization: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in the early spring to promote vigorous growth and blooming.

  8. Pest and Disease Control: While the Evergreen Rose is generally resistant to common rose pests and diseases, keep an eye out for aphids, spider mites, and powdery mildew, and address them promptly if they appear.

  9. Propagation: You can propagate Rosa sempervirens through softwood or hardwood cuttings, layering, or by sowing seeds.

Rosa sempervirens is a captivating addition to gardens and landscapes, particularly for those seeking a climbing rose with unique evergreen foliage. Its profuse, fragrant blooms and graceful growth make it a delightful choice for trellises, walls, and pergolas, adding beauty and charm to outdoor spaces.

IMPORTANT: Please be aware that picture 1 show adult plant not for sale, the offer is for a plant in the dimension indicated in title description.

Please be aware that most plants change across seasons. For example, some of them will naturally lose leaves or change in colour during colder months. Do not hesitate to contact us for further informations about the plants of your interest.

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Plant height: 15-20cm

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