Rose Little Rambler (Rambling)
A profusion of pretty apple blossom pink flowers ramble up through glossy green foliage, creating an awe inspiring display.
Month Available: May
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Pink
Suitable For Wildlife: None
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade
Season of Interest: Summer
Plant Type: Climber
Main Attribute: Summer flowering.
Height / Spread: 1.8m x 1.2m (6ft x 4ft)
When planting roses, I always sprinkle the roots with mycorrhizal fungi (available in garden centres) this creates a secondary root system to extract water and nutrients from the soil
Where to Plant: Borders
Pests and Diseases: Excellent disease resistance
Plant Care: Deadhead regularly to encourage more blooms and trim to shape in February.
Care and Time: Medium - summer
Benefits: Ramblers will scamble over almost anything. Masses of flowers, with a lovely fragrance. A repeat flowerer throughout the summer, and disease resistance.
History: Roses have a long and varied history in gardening, mythology and folklore, and were even thought to be worshipped by Greeks. They are one of Briatin's favourite flowers.