Shrub Rose 'Lichfield Angel'

£29.99
Out of Stock
Hardy
Outdoor
Hardy
Outdoor

Why We Love It

With its domed flowers sitting on almost thornless stems the 'Lichfield Angel' rose is a graceful shrub with poise.

The pale peach buds gradually open out to form cup-shaped rosettes revealing ruffled petals in delicate creamy-white tones.

The large blooms will not only brighten your outdoor scene but will also spread their light musky fragrance.

This rose takes its name from the ancient limestone-sculptured panel discovered in Lichfield Cathedral depicting Archangel Gabriel.

Its waxy petals share their pale peach tinge with the stone.

A repeat-flowering shrub with a neat and rounded growth habit 'Lichfield Angel' is a great choice for a mixed border.

It will complement more colourful flowers as it blooms from June to September.

The decorative pot is sold separately.

Find the perfect base for any style of planting explore our full range of pots here.

How to Plant

Give your 'Lichfield Angel' a spot where it can bask in the sun for at least part of the day. It won't mind what kind of soil it's planted in, as long as you nourish it with some good organic matter. Make sure the soil is moist but well-drained – if yours is heavy, try mixing in some grit to improve drainage.

Into the Ground

Grab your spade, fork and a watering can or hosepipe. You'll also need a bucket of compost and some fertiliser.

  1. Mix compost and fertiliser into the top 20 to 30 cm of the soil.
  2. Dig a hole twice as big as the plant's rootball.
  3. Place your rose inside, lining up the graft union (the point where the branches start) with the top of the ground.
  4. Gently backfill with your soil and compost mixture.
  5. Water well and top-dress with mulch.
  6. In the first winter after planting, prune back flowering shoots 10 to 15 cm.

Into a Pot

Select a large container and get your spade, a watering tool and a growing medium. A blend of compost, potting soil, perlite and bone meal is ideal.

  1. Raise your container to help water drain away.
  2. Dig a hole twice the size of the rootball.
  3. Place your rose inside, with the graft union level lined up with the top of the soil.
  4. Backfill around the roots. Water well.
  5. Pot up with fresh compost every couple of years.

Product Details

Effort Level
Looks after itself
Pot Diameter
25cm
Pot Volume
6l
Location
Border or bed, Terrace or balcony
Flower Colour
Orange
Current Height
20 - 30cm
Eventual Height
125 cm
Current Spread
18cm
Eventual Spread
95 cm
Brand Name
David Austin
Botanic Name
Rosa 'Lichfield Angel'
Light Condition
Partial shade
Planting time
Spring, Summer, Autumn
Lifecycle
Perennial
Code: SPRTL102628
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