Rose Aphid

Macrosiphum rosae


Over all length 1.5 - 3.5mm. Can be green or dull grey/pink or red/brown. 


The main host is Rose and the secondary host is Teasel or Valerian.

Status and distribution

Common and widespread in Britain. Common in Nottinghamshire and at Netherfield Lagoons.

Best time to see

All year.