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Groundcover Rose "Sally Holmes"

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Sally Holmes is a great choice for a shrub rose. It grows to about 1.8m (6ft) high and 90cm (3ft) wide so allow enough room.

The key characteristics of "Sally Holmes" are shown below:


Colour Pale apricot ageing to creamy white

Type Single

Scent Good

Frequency Throughout the summer

When June to September



Rose type Shrub

Leaves Glossy Mid Green

Height 1.8m (6ft)

Spread 90cm (3ft)



Hardiness UK Fully hardy

USDA Zones Rosa Sally Holmes is hardy to zone 5a, -28.8� C (-20� F)

Awards Sally Holmes has been awarded the following:
RHS Award of Garden Merit 1993

Parentage Not known

Available from in UK David Austin Roses (several countries)

Sally Holmes is a modern shrub rose introduced in 1976. The flowers form pale apricot coloured buds which open into single creamy white flowers with a mild and pleasant scent. The petals (5) are wavy and the flowers have yellow stamens in the centre.

This rose is a sizeable bush reaching a height of 1.8m x 90cm (6ft x 3ft). The leaves are a shiny dark green forming a bushy and upright plant.

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