Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Low
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Fast growing to 2 to 3 ft. tall, spreads 6 to 8 ft. wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Tolerates Poor Soils
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Inconspicuous
Botanical Pronunciation:roos a-roh-MAT-ik-a
Plant type:Shrub
Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
Sunset climate zones:1 - 3, 10
Growth habit:Spreading
Growth rate:Fast
Average landscape size:Fast growing to 2 to 3 ft. tall, spreads 6 to 8 ft. wide.
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Inconspicuous
Flower color:Yellow
Flower attributesFragrant
Design IdeasA beautiful spreading bank cover that can take poor, dry soil. Also a fine plant to include in the border with perennials and taller shrubs.
Care Information
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. As a groundcover, space plants 5 ft. apart, (closer for faster coverage). Control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area.Pruning time: winter.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Low
Once established, needs only occasional watering.