Soil preference: Chalk, clay, loam, sand/ Acid, alkaline, neutral/ moist but well drained
Flowering/fruiting month: June- November
1-1.5 meters height
0.5-1 meters spread
Despite the name this rose is actually a lovely purple colour with yellow insides that can make a wonderful addition to any garden not only adding a splash of colour but also a pit stop for wildlife! win win
Care:Prune when necessary remember the 3 D's Dead, diseased and damaged. i like to prune 'off shoots' to between 3- 5 buds and make sure the buds are facing into space as when it grows they will need it.