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Rosa Purple Rain

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Rosa Purple Rain Ground Cover Rose, Groundcover Rose,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers, Roses, Shrubs Shrub Like, Spreading

Description:
A tough low growing compact rose that looks best when used in massed plantings. They can make a great groundcover display or low garden edging and look great when accompanied by other mass plantings. Purple Rain has masses of fragrant bright-pink coloured blooms that repeat flower to make a stunning landscape display.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 60cm-1m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Roundabouts / Splitters, Container / Pot

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

Cultural Notes: Needs to be planted in well drained soil that has a high amount of organic matter and 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, pruning to a hedge shape.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Europe

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
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
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