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Rosa Altissimo

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Rosa Altissimo Climbing Rose,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Climbers, Hedging / Screening, Roses Climbing / Twining, Upright

Description:
Altissimo is a vigorous and stunning climbing rose. It Bares deep red single blooms that have visible golden stamens and a slight fragrance. Requiring a climbing structure for support, it makes a absolute feature when planted against a wall, trellis, arch or pillar.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Climber / Creeper, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Hedging / Screening, Topiary / Espalier, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Black Spot, Possums, Powdery Mildew, Rust, Thrips, Yellow Leaves

Cultural Notes: Needs to be planted in well drained soil that has a high amount of organic matter. When planting ensure the grafting bud is above soil level. Mulch with a organic mulch. Fertilise regularly throughout the growing season with a rose specific fertilizer. Pruning can be done regularly throughout the growing season by removing spent blooms which encourages repeat flowering. Hard pruning is undertaken in winter once the plant has gone dormant. Prune to achieve desired shape.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Europe

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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