• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs occasional watering - more in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Seacoast Exposure
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ROH-za rew-GOH-sa
    Plant type:Perennial, Rose, Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth habit:Spreading
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Pink
    Garden styleContemporary, Cottage
    Design 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)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives 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:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs occasional watering - more in extreme heat.

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