• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate grower to 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Repeat Blooming
    Spring through fall
    Landscape Uses:
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ROH-za
    Plant type:Shrub
    Growth habit:Compact
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate grower to 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Special features:Attracts Butterflies
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Spring through fall
    Flower color:Pink
    Design IdeasWith its bright rose-pink blooms, this prickly Rose is beautiful as a low hedge or planted within the sunny border. Its winter silhouette of bare stems and large hips is a fine attribute.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: late winter or early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
  • History & Lore
    This is a vigorous floribunda rose that was developed by Mrs. Walter D. Brownwell of Little Compton, Rhode Island, and introduced in 1941. They have produced numerous hybrids with strong influence from R. wichuriana. One parent is Dr. van Fleet, a rambler derived from R. wichuriana and Safrano. The other parent is Leuchtstern a little known tea rose hybrid.