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Ainsley Dickson Rose

Rosa 'Ainsley Dickson'

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Ainsley Dickson Rose (Rosa 'Ainsley Dickson') at Ritchie Feed & Seed Inc.

Ainsley Dickson Rose flowers

Ainsley Dickson Rose flowers

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Height:  4 feet

Spread:  3 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  6b

Group/Class:  Hybrid Tea Rose


A delicious rose with bright cherry red petals that fade to a spotty mix of red, pink and white, absolutely unforgettable in a summer garden composition; very disease resistant, excellent for cutting

Ornamental Features

The Ainsley Dickson Rose is draped in stunning fragrant cherry red flowers with white overtones and white spots at the ends of the branches from late spring to late summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green deciduous foliage. The glossy oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall colour.

Landscape Attributes

The Ainsley Dickson Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Spiny

The Ainsley Dickson Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

The Ainsley Dickson Rose will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Massing  Screening  Garden 
Ornamental Features