Cardinal de Richelieu Rose Bushes

Shade Partial Shade
Area Coastal Areas, Exposed Windy Areas, Frost Pockets, Scotland & The North
Soil Poor/Dry
Colour Purple
Type Shrub Rose
Ornamental Fragrant, Berries
Flowering Jun, Jul

Rosa Cardinal de Richelieu

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Cardinal de Richelieu Roses

Cardinal de Richelieu shrub roses are gallica roses, old roses that add a touch of class to any border. The blooms are some of the darkest of all roses; the colour begins as a mauve pink bud, before blooming and turning a deep rich purple. The flowers themselves are beautifully formed and sit dotted around amongst deep glossy green, bushy foliage.

The scent is that of a classic rose, making Cardinal de Richelieu roses ideal for providing cut flowers as well as being great subjects for shrubbery, bed, border or courtyard garden. However if this is not the rose for you, why not browse the hundreds of other rose varieties we sell.

Great for your garden

Cardinal de Richelieu rose bushes like to be planted in full sun, in well drained, moist soil. Because of its compact nature it works very well in courtyard and city gardens, but is equally happy in a country garden border. The stems have few thorns and the flowers are distributed in small clusters during the summer when it is in bloom. The plant can generally grow to around 4 ft.

Cardinal de Richelieu Rose facts

Type: Shrub
Colour: Deep purple
Flower shape: Cupped and cushioned, medium
Fragrance strength: Medium
Final Height and spread: 4 x 4 ft
Approximate flowering months or season: Late spring to early summer
Repeat flowering: No
Disease resistance: Medium

Look out for

Cardinal de Richelieu may be affected by black spot (like most roses), and by mildew in bad summers. As with all roses, rabbit and deer can cause damage and aphids can be a nuisance.

Trivia

The gallica rose, Cardinal de Richelieu, was launched in 1847 and takes its name from Cardinal de Richelieu, who was a French clergyman, noble and statesman responsible for the creation of the Jardin Royal des Plants Medicinales in in Paris. He was also the principal villain in the Three Musketeers

  • Small Box

    Small boxes

    (Orders containing seedlings or rooted cuttings)

    £7.20

    including VAT per order

  • Small box

    (All barerooted plants under 1.2 metres in height. Please note: all trees are charged at the trees and hedging rate.)

    £11.40

    including VAT per order

  • Medium box

    (Any pots up to
    and incl. 7.5L)

    £15.00

    including VAT per order

  • Trees & Hedging

    (For all orders of trees of any size, and all bareroot plants 1.2 metres and over in height)

    £19.80

    including VAT per order

  • Pallets

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

    £75.00

    including VAT per order

*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
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