Happy Retirement Rose Bushes​

General Info RHS AGM
Area Exposed Windy Areas, Frost Pockets, Scotland & The North
Soil Good, Well Drained
Colour Pink (Medium)
Type Floribunda
Ornamental Fragrant, Repeat Flowering
Flowering Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

Rosa Happy Retirement

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SIZES 1-2 3-910+
3 Litre Pot Stock = 6 £16.98Stock = 6 £15.96Stock = 6 £14.94
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Happy Retirement - Floribunda needs...
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Happy Retirement Roses

Happy Retirement is one of those gorgeous, trouble-free specimens you'll always be pleased you made room for in the garden. The pretty clusters of soft-pink flowers are held on sturdy stems and open from pointed dark pink buds. Being a repeat-flowering rose, it will bring colour from June or July right through until September or later. The flowers are lightly scented, and the foliage is remarkable, too, a healthy glossy green. Browse our entire collection of Floribunda roses here.

It has the coveted RHS Award of Garden Merit, so it's been tried and tested; it really is remarkably disease-resistant. It makes a stunning hedge, growing to around 1.2m in height and with an attractive habit.

How to plant in the garden

Grow Happy Retirement as a hedge in a sunny spot, or plant it towards the back of a mixed border. Classic cottage garden plants, roses (especially of the soft-pink variety) associate well with blue or purple hardy geraniums, catmint (nepeta), lavender, salvia, alchemilla mollis, stachys, verbascum, campanulas and delphiniums – to name just a handful of favourites. The last three will provide tall vertical accents to contrast with the rounded shape of the rose, while alchemilla, stachys and geraniums make wonderful underplanting specimens.


  • Height: up to 1.2m
  • Colour: pale pink with a golden centre
  • Shape: semi-double
  • Scent: light
  • Flowering: continuous, July to September
  • Group: bush
  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Foliage: deciduous, glossy and attractive

Better than a carriage clock

If you're giving this rose as a retirement gift, we're pretty sure it'll give a lot more pleasure than a clock or a vase, flowering year after year with a profusion of soft-pink blooms.

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    (Any pots up to
    and incl. 7.5L)


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    (For all orders of root balls,
    and large orders, a pallet
    price will be automatically
    applied at checkout)


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*Delivery to mainland Britain & the Isle of Wight ONLY. Surcharges to the Isle of Wight and some areas of Scotland apply.

Bareroot planting is best done between November and April
Bareroot and potted - what's the difference?

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