Pink Rugosa Rose
Pink Rugosa Rose
Rosa rugosaItem #7192 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9
Attractive purplish-red flowers dot upright, prickly stems. Impenetrable hedge or border shrub forming a barrier. Bright red rose hips. Reliable plant holds up to cold, wind, drought, salt. Deciduous.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs occasional watering - more in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:ROH-za rew-GOH-saDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth habit:SpreadingGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 8 ft. tall and wide.Special features:Attracts Butterflies, Bird Friendly, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, WaterwiseFoliage color:GreenBlooms:SummerFlower color:PinkDesign IdeasBeauty and function combine with this good-looking, easy care rose. Rugosas make a fine prickly hedge for hot, windy locations; also excellent for seaside planting.Companion PlantsMaiden Grass (Miscanthus); Spirea (Spiraea); Speedwell (Veronica); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Salvia (Salvia)
- CareCare InformationThrives in enriched, well-drained garden soil, but highly adaptable. Water deeply, regularly to establish an extensive root system. Reduce frequency once established; tolerates dry spells. Protect from extreme cold over first winter. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune annually to shape.Pruning time: late winter to early spring.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs occasional watering - more in extreme heat.
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