Get ready to have sweet dreams with this compact, dwarf shrub rose. Its glossy foliage and clusters of double, peach-pink flowers, measuring 6cm in width, are sure to bring delight throughout the summer and autumn seasons. The flowers carry a slight fragrance, adding to the appeal of this charming plant. Its small size and bushy habit make it perfect for containers or small gardens, where it can be enjoyed up close.
- Common Name(s):Sweet Dreams Rose
- Hardiness:Fully hardy
- How big will I get? Rosa ‘Sweet Dreams’ can grow to a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m.
- Did You Know That:The rose is associated with many different meanings, including love, friendship, and gratitude.
A rough guide to how this plant will change through the year.
Rosa ‘Sweet Dreams’ 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 ‘Sweet Dreams’ prefers a sheltered position and requires full sun to thrive, this consists of more than six hours of direct sunshine per day.
Rosa ‘Sweet Dreams’ 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 ‘Sweet Dreams’ 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.