A very old variety of rose, Rosa gallica 'Versicolor'(or Rosa mundi, the French Rose), is a compact, bushy rose with matt, mid-green leaves and highly fragrant blooms, produced in small clusters from early summer. The semi-double flowers are quite large with stripes of pink, white and fuchsia, making a powerful statement in the garden.
Bushes are quite compact and are perfect for growing in pots, beds and borders and they also make very attractive, informal hedges.
Not just a pretty face, this was one of the first roses to be cultivated in Europe, and is often referred to as Rosa mundi, purportedly named after Rosamund Clifford, mistress of Henry II.
Fully deserving its coveted RHS Award of Garden Merit, you can be sure that this is a proven garden performer, guaranteed to be suitable for UK gardeners at every level of experience. You can therefore plant this in the garden with confidence, for stunning displays for many years to come.
Supplied as a 3L potted plant ready for immediate planting, will reach approx. 100cm x 100cm
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