Rosa ‘Burgundy Ice’ is an elegant and sophisticated floribunda rose that produces a profusion of blooms from early summer through to autumn. The blooms are a deep, velvety red with a hint of purple, and they sit on long, strong stems that are perfect for cutting and displaying in vases. The foliage is dark green and glossy, providing a lovely backdrop to the stunning flowers. This compact shrub rose is perfect for planting in borders, containers, or as a low hedge. It is easy to care for, disease-resistant, and tolerant of a range of soil types. With its striking colour and long-lasting blooms, ‘Burgundy Ice’ is sure to add a touch of glamour to any garden.
- Common Name(s):Burgundy Ice Rose
- Hardiness:Fully hardy
- How big will I get? Rosa ‘Burgundy Ice’ can grow to a height of 1m and a spread of 1m.
- Did You Know That:Roses have been cultivated for thousands of years and are one of the oldest flowers in the world?
A rough guide to how this plant will change through the year.
Rosa ‘Burgundy Ice’ prefers moist but well-draining soil. This plant can grow in soil with a wide range of pH levels, it is not picky about the pH level of the soil.
Rosa ‘Burgundy Ice’ can handle either an exposed or a sheltered position and requires full sun to thrive, this consists of more than six hours of direct sunshine per day.
Rosa ‘Burgundy Ice’ should be pruned in late winter or early spring, before new growth begins. Begin by removing any dead, damaged, or diseased wood from the plant, making sure to sterilize your pruning shears between cuts to prevent the spread of disease. Next, cut back any old wood to encourage the growth of new shoots, cutting back to a healthy bud or lateral branch. Remove any weak or spindly growth that won’t produce good blooms, focusing on leaving strong, healthy shoots that will produce plenty of flowers. Finally, shape the plant by cutting back any overly long or unruly shoots, creating a more compact, attractive plant. By following these steps, you can keep your shrub roses healthy and blooming beautifully year after year.
Pest, Diseases and Wildlife
Rosa ‘Burgundy Ice’ can have problems with aphids, leafhoppers, and scale insects , it can be vulnerable to certain diseases such as black spot, rust and powdery mildews. It is also known to attract bees, butterflies and other pollinators. It is not considered to be toxic.