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Rosa chinensis Mutabilis

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Size: 20cm
Available: 9
$/Unit (EX GST): $21.52 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $23.68 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Rosa chinensis Mutabilis Old World Rose, Old Fashioned Rose, China Rose, Chinese Rose,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Roses, Shrubs Shrub Like, Spreading

Heritage shrub roses can be any variety that is over 75 years old. They make a great addition to the landscape to create a fantastic display of colour, foliage and fragrance. They flower over a long period and are great to use for hedges and borders. Rosa Mutabilis is a large spreading shrub that has single multi-colour pink/yellow blooms that occur in clusters on the stem.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

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

Cultural Notes: Plant in a 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 fertiliser. 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 a vase shape to increase air movement within the plant to reduce the occurrence of pests and diseases.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink, Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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