Rose Hips

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Large single flowers of violet crimson colour with spidery yellow stamens and an exceptional fragrance. Repeat flowering.

Produces great hips and autumn foliage colour. Dead head spent flowers until late January then allow plant to produce autumn hips.

Rosehips are very sweet and full of Vitamin C. Their seedy nature means they are best used in jams and jellies where the seeds are sieved out. The seeds are high in Vitamin D and traditionally were saved, ground up and added to flour. Also used for syrups, wine and tea.

Flowers used for potpourris.

Bush is hardy, low maintenance and adaptable to almost all soils and weather conditions. Seasonal interest for spring, summer and autumn.