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Rosa 'Gruss an Aachen' (Polyantha Rose)

Rose 'Gruss an Aachen', Rose 'Salut d'Aix la Chapelle', Rosa 'Salut d'Aix la Chapelle', Rosa 'White Willow Glen #1', Rose 'White Willow Glen #1', Shrub Roses, Floribunda Roses, Hybrid Tea Roses, Polyantha Roses


Rosa 'Gruss an Aachen' is a small, bushy, polyantha rose with attractive clusters of slightly fragrant, fully double (over 40 petals), rosette-shaped flowers, up to 3 in. across (7 cm). They open warm pink with peach tones and mature to creamy white. Truly beautiful, the blooms are produced in great quantities throughout summer until frost. They are nicely complimented by a healthy foliage of dark green, glossy leaves. Bushy and vigorous, this rounded, small shrub is terrific for beds and borders. Disease resistant.

  • Its noteworthy qualities have earned it the Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society
  • Grows up to 1-2 ft. tall (30-60 cm) and 2-3 ft. wide (60-90 cm).
  • Best grown in full sun in rich, fertile with adequate moisture, well-drained soils. For best flowering apply a balanced fertilizer and mulch in late winter or early spring and a balanced fertilizer again in early summer.
  • Propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in late summer or hardwood cuttings in autumn, or by chip budding in summer
  • Bred by L. Wilhelm Hinner (Germany, before 1909)

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Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 11
Heat Zones 1 – 12
Plant Type Roses
Plant Family Rosa - Shrub Roses, Rosa - Roses
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spacing 36" (90cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Cutting Garden, Informal and Cottage

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 11
Heat Zones 1 – 12
Plant Type Roses
Plant Family Rosa - Shrub Roses, Rosa - Roses
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spacing 36" (90cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Cutting Garden, Informal and Cottage

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