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  • David Austin Bush Rose - Abraham Darby David Austin Bush Rose - Abraham Darby

David Austin Bush Rose - Abraham Darby

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Abraham Darby - Eng Bush Rose 4.7L

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$29.99

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Bred by renowned Rose breeder David Austin. In early summer it bears large, deeply cupped blooms in shades of pink, apricot and yellow. It's highly fragrant, with a beautifully fruity scent with a refreshing sharpness. Continues to produce delightful roses well into autumn. Fairly vigorous bushy variety that can also be grown as a climber.

Named to celebrate the inventor Abraham Darby, who, with his son and grandson, played an important part in the industrial revolution

Position

Best grown in full sun in free draining soil rich in organic matter.

Planting

Dig a hole twice as wide and deep as the pot your rose comes in.

Backfill, mixing compost and sheep pellets in with your top soil.

Plant into the loosened soil.

Care

Water deeply during the drier summer months.

In July, prune into an open vase shape, allowing air to flow through. Pruning cuts should be made at a 45 degree angle sloping away from a bud. Prune to an outward facing bud.

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Feeding

Feed spring to autumn with Kings Slow Release Rose Food, or for a natural option top dress with sheep pellets and liquid feed during the warmer months with Kings Ocean Grow. 

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