Wilting Rose Gertrude Jekyll

My previously healthy rose has sudden started to wilt, the leaves are turning a burnised red and there is evidence that some of the lower leaves have been eaten but no sign of any pest.  Any ideas what this may be?

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  • BookertooBookertoo Posts: 1,306

    I have found that several of our roses have done this, I suspect an unseen frost one night recently.  it happened last year to one quite big rose, I cut off the droopy bits and it was OK - though like everything else last year it was not as good as it has been.  This year must be better huh?  Anyway, leave the droopy bits for a bit, if they dry up then trim them off, but they might sit up and take notice as the sun is now shning and it is warmer. 

  • Maureen 4Maureen 4 Posts: 2

    I'll wait and see what happens then with fingers crossed, it's soooooooooooo beautiful, It would be awful to lose it.

     

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