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Rosa 'Handel'

Rose 'Handel', Rosa 'Climbing Handel', Rosa 'Haendel', Rosa 'Macha', Rosa 'McGredy's Händel', Climbing Rose 'Handel', Climbing Roses, Hybrid Tea Roses


Eye-catching, Rosa 'Handel' is a vigorous medium-sized climber with is a vigorous medium-sized climber with slightly scented, 3.5 in. across (8 cm), double, creamy flowers beautifully adorned with rose-pink edges. Subtly scented, the blooms are full and contain up to 24 petals each. They are perfectly displayed against the dark stems and handsome, glossy, bronze-tinged foliage. Blooming from summer to fall, this elegant, repeat-flowering climbing rose is rain resistant. A popular rose for its unusual but pretty blooms.

  • Grows up to 5-10 ft. (150-300 cm) and spreads up to 7-8 ft. (210-240 cm).
  • Best grown in full sun, in rich, fertile, moist, well-drained soils. Tolerant of poor soil. For best flowering apply a balanced fertilizer and mulch in late winter or early spring and a balanced fertilizer again in early summer.
  • Ideal for walls, arbors, fences or other garden structures. Good cut flowers.
  • Susceptible to blackspot or mildew
  • Propagate by hardwood cuttings in autumn or by chip budding in summer
  • Bred by Samuel Darragh McGredy IV in 1960

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 9
Heat Zones 5 – 9
Plant Type Climbers, Roses
Plant Family Rosa - Climbing Roses, Rosa - Roses
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Late)
Fall
Height 5' – 10' (150cm – 3m)
Spread 7' – 8' (210cm – 240cm)
Spacing 96" (240cm)
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, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Arbors, Pergolas, Trellises, Beds and Borders, Wall-Side Borders, Walls and Fences
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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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 5 – 9
Heat Zones 5 – 9
Plant Type Climbers, Roses
Plant Family Rosa - Climbing Roses, Rosa - Roses
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Late)
Fall
Height 5' – 10' (150cm – 3m)
Spread 7' – 8' (210cm – 240cm)
Spacing 96" (240cm)
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, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Arbors, Pergolas, Trellises, Beds and Borders, Wall-Side Borders, Walls and Fences
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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