'Ebb Tide' Bush Rose - 4L Pot

Code: PL6125A
'Ebb Tide' Bush Rose - 4L Pot
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'Ebb Tide' Bush Rose - 4L Pot
'Ebb Tide' Bush Rose - 4L Pot

The ‘Ebb Tide’ is a pretty, compact, highly fragrant rose which flowers throughout the summer and produces clusters of medium sized, velvety, purple, double flowers that contrast beautifully against the deep green foliage.

Shorter than traditional floribunda types with a bushy and upright habit it is great for growing along mixed borders and in patio pots.

This hardy rose is disease resistant and thrives in the full sun.

Characteristics
  • Comes in a: 4L pot
  • Height on Arrival: Varies depending on time of year and pruning. Height usually between 15-60cm (6-24ins)
  • Flower Colour: Plum purple
  • Flowering Period: Repeat flowering
  • Flower Type: Semi-double
  • Scent: Medium
  • Approx. Growth Height and Spread: 75cm x 60cm (2.5ft x 2ft)
  • Disease Resistance: Good
  • Other Features: Tolerates a small amount of shade
Optional Extras
  • 60g Empathy rootgrow™ Mycorrhizal Fungi
    Add +
  • 1L Grow Your Own Liquid Seaweed Fertiliser by Empathy™
    Add +
  • One Tree Stake and Tie Kit - 1.2m
    Add +
  • All-purpose Liquid Seaweed Stimulant by Empathy - 1L
    Add +
Selected items will be included with your purchase

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Primrose Guides

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Floribunda Rose

Floribunda roses came to be as a result of cross-breeding Hybrid Teas with Polyantha Roses. They bloom in large clusters, producing masses of vibrant, colourful flowers. In fact very few other plants actually produce so much colour over a season. 'Ebb Tide' is no exception with its wonderful deep purple flowers. With their vigorous growth habit, Floribunda roses look brilliant when grown in a large bed or mixed border. Easy to grow, they are hardier and more robust than other roses such as Hybrid Teas.

Wonderful Fragrance

Originally, Floribunda roses did not have much scent. However, newer more fragrant varieties are appearing and 'Ebb Tide' is one of these. As a repeat bloomer it will fill your garden with a wonderful, strong, spicy fragrance for months at a time. Slightly smaller than other varieties of Floribunda rose, 'Ebb Tide' can be grown in patio pots and would be brilliant placed near a doorway or building where the wonderful fragrance can be enjoyed.

Planting and Care

Your rose should be planted in soil with a pH of 6.0-6.5 in a sunny spot with shelter from the cold winds. A nearby hedge or fence is good but should not be too close that it shades the bush. Your rose will need good drainage as it will not grow in waterlogged soil. Roses should be planted from Late October to March and the ground should not be waterlogged or frozen.

Water young roses regularly until established. All roses will need plenty of water in a period of drought in spring and summer. Apply a layer of mulch in spring. Frequent hoeing will help keep down weeds not smothered by mulching. Feed your rose every year using a proprietary compound fertiliser. Roses need frequent deadheading to remove faded blooms and also need to be pruned yearly. For more information about how to plant and maintain your rose bush please click here to see our guides.

 
Customer Reviews

Average Rating: 4.2/5 (5 reviews)

Rating: 5/5

"In lovely condition and a beautiful rose"

Reviewed Monday, 18 June 2018

Rating: 5/5

"Doing very well in my garden wonderful scent beautiful specimen"

Reviewed Monday, 18 June 2018

Rating: 5/5

"Same comments as Special Friend above"

Reviewed Monday, 16 April 2018

Rating: 1/5

"I kept the rose, even though the box looked like it had been troden on and the buds had broken off"

Reviewed Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Rating: 5/5

"very strong plant"

Reviewed Tuesday, 4 April 2017

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