Highly vigorous, so you'll get an abundance of blooms with that classic rose style and fragrance. The only way it doesn't harken back to classic roses is that it's not hard to grow—the modern disease resistance is excellent on this variety. Rosa cv. 'WEKmerewby' PP23476
Rosa cv. 'WEKmerewby', Pat. #23,476
Sun Exposure:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height/Habit:24 - 48 inches
Spread:24 - 36 inches
Spacing:24 - 36 inches
Flowering Date:Late spring to fall
Planting Instructions:Plant at the same level as the soil so the crown of the plant is even with the soil level. Don't bury the crown. Full sun is best for quicker flowering and higher quality plants.
Winter Care:Mulch heavily around the base of the plant. Remove promptly in early spring.
Growth Rate:Moderate once established.
Flower Form:Full, old-fashioned blooms in clusters.
Foliage Type:Dark green, glossy leather foliage.
Pruning:Prune to maintain shape and increase branching once established. Remove any dead or damaged branches. Shape plants at any time.