• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigourous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Rosa 'Danse du Feu' (ClF)

Rose 'Danse du Feu'

Rose 'Danse du Feu'

© � RHS 1999

  • Other common names Rose 'Danse du Feu'

  • Synonyms Rosa DANSE DU FEU
    Rosa 'Spectacular'

  • Genus Rosa can be deciduous or semi-evergreen shrubs or scrambling climbers, with usually thorny stems bearing pinnate leaves and solitary or clustered, 5-petalled flowers followed by showy red or purple fruits

  • Family Rosaceae / Rosaceae

  • Species 'Danse du Feu' is a floribunda rose climbing to 3-4m in height, with dark green leaves, slightly bronzed when young. The faintly scented flowers are 6-7cm in width, semi-double, opening flat to show the yellow stamens, and vermillion in colour with occasional white or red markings. They are produced both singly and in clusters at the start of the season and then periodically through the summer.

  • Horticultural Group Climbing Floribunda roses are vigorous shrubs with often fragrant, single to double flowers in small or large clusters, borne from summer to autumn


  • Foliage Deciduous

  • Habit Climbing

  • Fragrance Flower



  • Full Sun

  • Partial Shade

  • Aspect East-facing or South-facing or West-facing

  • Exposure Sheltered


  • Chalk


  • Chalk


  • Chalk


  • Chalk


  • MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained

  • SoilClay, Loam, Sand, Chalk

  • pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral


  • Ultimate height

    2.5-4 metres

  • Ultimate spread

    1.5-2.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height

    5-10 years

How to grow

Cultivation Easy to grow vigorous climber that is best trained on a wall or fence; prefers a sheltered position in full sun but will grow in light shade

Propagation Propagate by hardwood cuttings in autumn or by budding in summer

Suggested planting locations and garden types Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers Wall-side Borders City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Coastal

How to care

Pruning Pruning group 17 (roses)

Pests Aphids, leafhoppers, glasshouse red spider mite, scale insects, caterpillars and rose leaf-rolling sawfly may be a problem. Rabbits and deer can cause damage

Diseases May be affected by black spot, rose rust and powdery mildews

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