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Rosa ‘Gruss an Aachen’ (Polyantha Rose)

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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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Most people think of roses as finicky creatures, and many are. English Garden Roses, on the other hand, have the lush flowers and pleasing fragrance people love about roses, amply supplied on vigorous, lush, disease-resistant bushes that flower all season long.

Requirements

Hardiness 4 - 11
Heat Zones 1 - 12
Plant Type Roses
Plant Family Rosaceae
Genus Rosa, Rosa - Shrub Rose
Common names Rose
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)
Maintenance Average
Water Needs 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 Informal and Cottage, Cutting Garden, City and Courtyard
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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.
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Requirements

Hardiness 4 - 11
Heat Zones 1 - 12
Plant Type Roses
Plant Family Rosaceae
Genus Rosa, Rosa - Shrub Rose
Common names Rose
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)
Maintenance Average
Water Needs 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 Informal and Cottage, Cutting Garden, City and Courtyard
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