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Pink & White Rose Plant 'Variegata di Bologna' (4L Pot)

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Potted Rose Plant - Description

  • Potted, Speckled Rose Plants
  • Rosa 'Variegata di Bologna'
  • Repeat Bloomers: Flowering From Mid Summer Into Late Autumn
  • Colour: White With Pink Flecks
  • An Old Rose
  • Introduced in 1869
  • Bourbon Rose
  • Strong Fragrance
  • Current Plant Size: 20cm in Height
  • Pot Size: 4 Litre

Rosa 'Variegata di Bologna' - Characteristics

  • Flowers: Repeat bloomer with double blooms
  • Mature height: 150cm
  • Habit: Low growing, compact rose
  • Growth rate: Moderate
  • Fragrance: Slight
  • Susceptible to rose black spot, rose rust & powdery mildew
  • Also affected by rose dieback, replant disease, canker & honey fungus

Rosa 'Variegata di Bologna' - Uses

  • Excellent Rose for something different in your garden
  • Old Rose with good fragrance - Position close to patios & seating areas
  • Plant with other roses for best effect
  • Best when positioned towards the middle or back of borders
  • Ideal in rose beds & flowering borders
  • Suited to cut flowers
  • Suited to a sunny spot in well drained soil

Rosa 'Variegata di Bologna' - Planting Instructions

Sowing Time

  • Sow on arrival
  • Can be planted all year round
  • Do not plant in frosty conditions

Hole Preparation

  • Dig a big planting hole. 1½ x 1½ ft
  • Mix in well rotted manure
  • Also mix in a small handful of fertiliser

Handling the Plants

  • Take care not to damage plant's roots
  • Keep covered until time of planting
  • Do not expose the roots to light or allow to dry out
  • Ensure roots are always protected from frost prior to planting
  • Water plants before & after planting
  • Feed plants over the Summer months
  • Use a fertiliser high in potassium
  • Apply rose clear to foliage to prevent mildew, rust & greenfly aphids

Pruning Roses

  • Roses need to be pruned back each year
  • They will grow fast & develop several flowering stems each year
  • Late Winter to early Spring, once worst frost has past, prune the roses
  • Cut out all dead, dying & diseased branches
  • Remove any crossing over or rubbing stems
  • Prune back remaining stems to approx. 30cm above ground level

Old Roses - Quick Facts

  • Old roses are divided into 2 types: Single & repeat bloomers
  • Single bloomers are the original European rose
  • While repeat bloomers came from China
  • There are 5 types: Gallicas, Damasks, Albas, Centifolias & Mosses
  • Old roses are popular for their strong scent
  • They have varied & unique character of blooms
  • It is from old roses that perpetual, floribunda & tea roses originate
  • Old roses are easy to grow & show relatively good disease resistance



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