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Rosa 'Gertrude Jekyll' (ENG)

English Shrub Rose Gertrude Jekyll

£11.99

'Freshly Potted'  - See 'Rose Guide' tab for more details 

Large, fully double, cup-shaped, glowing deep pink blooms emerge from fat, eye-catching buds between July and September, releasing an outstanding, old fashioned damask fragrance as they open. This is a popular, repeat-flowering English shrub rose with a vigorous, healthy growth habit and greyish, mid-green deciduous leaves.

Perfect for the back of a mixed border where a rich soil and full sun exposure is available; its large, long-lasting blooms also make it a good choice for cutting. Sometimes referred to as the Ausbord rose, it should be pruned lightly in late summer once all flowering has finished. This popular variety can also be grown as a climbing rose.

Dependent on the time of year you buy our roses, the compost may break away when removing from the pot because they are field grown and potted in autumn.

  • Eventual Height 1m to 1.5m
  • Eventual Spread 50cm to 1m
  • Position Full sun
  • Growth Fast
  • Soil Type Any moist, well drained soil
  • Hardiness Fully hardy
  • Flowering Time Summer-Autumn
  • Flower Colour Pink
  • Fragranced

Did You Know?

We grow and keep the majority of our plants outside on the edge of the Staffordshire Moorlands, over 650 feet above sea level ensuring a hardy plant that starts off well when planted in your garden.

Some leaves on evergreen plants can be damaged in winter but in spring, new leaves will readily replace those damaged. This is quite normal on many evergreen varieties and is preferable to plants grown with excessive protection that show cold shock once planted out and establish less satisfactorily initially.

Many perennials go ‘dormant’ which, in some cases, means that there is little or no top growth apparent between November and March. If you order perennials whilst they are dormant, they may not be visible above the soil level when purchased but will burst into life in spring.

Rosa 'Gertrude Jekyll' (ENG)

'Freshly Potted'  - See 'Rose Guide' tab for more details 

Large, fully double, cup-shaped, glowing deep pink blooms emerge from fat, eye-catching buds between July and September, releasing an outstanding, old fashioned damask fragrance as they open. This is a popular, repeat-flowering English shrub rose with a vigorous, healthy growth habit and greyish, mid-green deciduous leaves.

Perfect for the back of a mixed border where a rich soil and full sun exposure is available; its large, long-lasting blooms also make it a good choice for cutting. Sometimes referred to as the Ausbord rose, it should be pruned lightly in late summer once all flowering has finished. This popular variety can also be grown as a climbing rose.

Dependent on the time of year you buy our roses, the compost may break away when removing from the pot because they are field grown and potted in autumn.

 


 

English Shrub Rose Gertrude Jekyll
1m to 1.5m
50cm to 1m
  • Pink
Summer-Autumn
Yes
Fast
Fully hardy
Rosa Gertrude Jekyll
  • Full sun  Full sun
  • Any moist, well drained soil
  • Fertile
  • Humus-rich

Rose Types

Hybrid Tea Roses (HT)

Hybrid Tea roses are probably the most popular group of roses, available in both bush and standard form they have long flower stems and shapely blooms. Blooms are typically medium to large in size, with many petals which form a distinct central cone.

Floribunda Roses (FL)

Floribunda roses bears its flowers in clusters or trusses, with several blooms open at time in each truss. A popular choice the Floribunda rose group is unrivalled for colour, reliability and longevity as a bedding display however the flower form in generally inferior to the Hybrid Tea.

Patio Roses (PATIO)

Patio roses were introduced in the 1980’s and the group now contains several popular varieties. Generally low-growing roses that were once grouped with the Floribuna group but have now been put in their own group of compact versions. Usually growing about 50cm high they make excellent plants for patio containers or at the front of borders.

Climbing Roses (CLM)

Climbing roses as the name suggests are the perfect choice for covering a wall or screen. Often grouped together with Ramblers, Climbers tend to have stiffer stems, larger flowers but smaller trusses than Ramblers.

Rambling Roses (RAM)

Rambling roses are often grouped with Climbing Roses but the ramblers tend to have a more pliable stems that can be used to run along the soil to use as groundcover or can be used to make weeping standards.

Miniature Roses (MINI)

Miniature roses have increased in popularity in recent years due to their versatility, even grown indoors as temporary pot plants that grow to a maximum height of 40cm. An ideal choice for planting in tubs, edging beds and rockeries.

English Roses (ENG)

Often referred to as Austin or David Austin Roses, English roses are hybrids of old English roses and more modern varieties bread by David Austin to provide the best of both, mixing old rose shapes and scents with more modern colour range, compact habits and repeat flowering.

Planting Advice

Roses like a generous root space, so dig a deep hole approximately twice as wide as the current root system, preferably adding composted organic matter to the soil. Never plant into frozen soil – in winter, await a frost-free period. Carefully remove the pot and gently tease the roots apart to spread them around the hole. Position the plant so that the ‘bud point’ (the place where the shoots emerge from, where the cultivated rose was grafted onto the rootstock) is at soil level. Replace the soil, firming it down gently, then water copiously. Ideally, a general purpose fertiliser should be applied to the surrounding soil as a top dressing. We also highly recommend the use of Rose Rootgrow, which provides a friendly fungus that prevents ‘rose replant syndrome’.

 

Ongoing Care

Water regularly until established. In spring, apply a specialised rose fertiliser along with manure mulch, taking care to avoid direct contact of the mulch with the stems. In winter remove all branches which are dead, diseased or damaged along with any older stems as necessary to avoid overcrowding at the centre. Cut back new growth by about a quarter and prune side-shoots to within three buds of the main stem to encourage vigour. Prompt removal of ‘dead-heads’ will encourage further flowering.

Pot Size

Most of our roses are supplied in a 4 litre pot although this may vary slightly depending on rose variety. If the size of pot differes significatly from 4 litres then we will make this clear somewhere on the product page.

Seasonality

Our roses are grown outdoors and as such are subject to seasonal changes. As we sell potted stock throughout the year your rose may not arrive and look like you expect it to. If you are uncertain how your rose will arrive (especially if buying for a gift) then we suggest you contact us prior to making a purchase. 

Freshly Potted

Each year a new batch of roses is potted up ready for the following season. Once potted (usually November/December time) they go on sale as 'Freshly Potted'. If you purchase a freshly potted rose and plant it soon after you will find that when removing the rose from the pot there will be a lot of loose soil as the roots will not have had time to grow and bind the compost.

Pruned/Cut Back

In autumn the majority of our roses have finished flowering and begin to look untidy, at this point we prune them quite hard in preparation for the following season. We continue to sell roses throughout the year, when a rose has been pruned in such a way we will identify it has being so. If you are not sure what to expect then please ask prior to making a purchase. Some garden centres/supermarkets sell stock that has been grown abroad or in poly-tunnels so they look 'picture perfect' out of season, while this is ideal for a gift they are short lived once planted. 

We want to make the delivery of your order an easy and hassle-free experience. Our couriers are the only ones we’ve found that handle plants with as much tender loving care as we do. It’s normally easier to leave it to us to sort out the finer delivery details, but if you’d like to know the progress of your order please log into your account, or feel free to email us at sales@jacksonsnurseries.co.uk
 
 
Delivery Cost
 
Our flat rate charge for plants ordered online or over the telephone is £7.99. This covers most mainland England, Wales and Scotland destinations (See Delivery Area below for exclusions).
 
 
Bulb Delivery
 
Bulb Only Orders: Postage and packaging is £4.99 per order where bulbs are purchased without any other items. Orders upto 2kg will be delivered by Royal Mail and will require a signature. Orders over 2kg will be made by Fedex and can be left in a safe place if you indicate for us to do so during checkout. We aim to deliver Bulb Only orders within 5-7 days although this can take longer during busy periods or when items are out of stock. We will notify you by email on the day your bulbs are dispatched, the email will indicate who will deliver your order. For Royal Mail deliveries please allow up to 14 days from the date of notification for your order to arrive, if your bulbs still have not arrived by this time then please contact us.
 
When bulbs are purchased with other products (excluding Rowlinson products) will be covered by the standard £7.99 delivery charge.
 
 
PLEASE NOTE: Our larger specimen conifers and bamboos will require a pallet delivery, priced from £30. Pallet orders will need to be signed for and the access must be suitable for a large vehicle access minimum 3 metres wide and 4.5 meters high. Delivery can only be made to addresses where clear access can be gained (e.g. pallets of plants cannot be delivered to upper floor flats or premises where restricted access does not allow delivery vehicles). Most orders that require delivery via pallet will be flagged up during checkout. We reserve the right to send out your order on a pallet if it is a significant volume of items or weight above our standard carriers limits. We can only ship items on a pallet up to 2 metres tall, if the plants you have ordered are above this then where applicable will be cut to the required height.
 
 
 
Delivery Area
 
At the moment we can deliver to most of mainland UK no matter how large or small your order is. We hope to soon be able to delivery to other areas of the UK for the same flat rate, however the following postcodes will incur a surcharge, please contact us on 01782 502741 for a quote based on your order and postcode.
 
PH5-PH9
PH15-PH50
KA27-KA30
AB31-AB56
IV1-IV63
FK19-FK21
TR21-TR25
TR93
PA20-PA78
KW1-KW17
PO30-PO41
BT1-BT94
 
 
Unfortunately we cannot deliver to the Republic of Ireland
 
 
What about Overseas?
 
Unfortunately, we’re unable to make deliveries outside of the UK at the present time.
 
 
Delivery Timeframe
 
We aim to deliver all orders within 7-10 working days if the plants you order are already in stock. If plants are out of stock when the order is placed (which is quite rare) then we will try to source them from one of our trusted suppliers. In this case delivery time is around 21-28 days, but we will contact you to let you know as soon as possible.
 
Unfortunately with our standard Fedex service we are unable to guarantee a specific time or time slot. Deliveries can be made anytime between 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday (Excluding bank holidays).
 
Need your order in a hurry? Call our web sales team on 01782 502741 to arrange a next day delivery. Orders must be taken before 10am, excludes weekends, subject to stock availablity.
 
 
 
Local Delivery
 
Deliveries of goods ordered through our Retail Garden Centre for local delivery are not subject to our online terms and conditions. Please contact the Garden Centre directly on 01782 502078.
 
 
 
Rowlinson Garden Products
 
All of our Rowlinson items come direct from the manufacturer and are free delivery. We do not keep any Rowlinson items in stock. Once Rowlinson receive your order they (or their courier) will contact you directly to arrange delivery of your product(s) and to ensure suitable access is available. It is vital that you enter the correct contact details on your order as if they are unable to contact you via email or telephone they will send out a letter which can obviously result in a delay to your order being delivered.
 
Please note that any other items on the order will incur the £7.99 delivery charge and be dispatched separately from our nursery.

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