Plant Guide


Rosa 'Margaret Merril'

Vigorous floribunda rose with dark green foliage and clusters of fragrant flowers throughout the season. Flowers are white with a very pale pink sheen in the center and yellow stamens, up to 10 cm across, and have about 28 petals.

Registration name: Rosa 'Harkuly'. Bred by Harkness (UK). Named after the fictitious beauty adviser for Oil of Olay, Margaret Merril.

Prefers a position in full sun and any well-draining soil with a generous amount of organic matter. Fertilise in early spring and again in early summer. Dead-head during the flowering season and prune in winter. Good disease resistance.

Stunning standard or bush rose for fragrance and flower display in garden beds or borders as a single specimen or in groups. Produces excellent cut flowers.

Type of plant

Shrub - Deciduous


.9-1.5 m tall

Landscape Use

flower display, cut flowers, fragrance


  • Temperature: Hardy
  • Light: High
  • Moisture: Medium
  • Soil: Light Medium Heavy
  • Wind tolerance: Average