Chateau Merlot® Shrub Rose

Rosa x 'Tanoronez' PP #12,190

Clusters of rich, deep red, double flowers provide a continuous display of bold color from summer through fall. A highly pest and disease resistant plant with a compact, bushy form that is ideal for mass plantings to create a showy flowering groundcover or to line a walkway. Deciduous.
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Botanical PronunciationROH-zuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 20 in. tall, 36 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer through Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Mounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dense Habit, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Pet Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsSpruce (Picea); Spirea (Spiraea); Potentilla (Potentilla); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Phlox (Phlox); Hummingbird Mint (Agastache)

Thrives in loamy, well-drained soil. Space 2 to 3 ft. apart as groundcover. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, tolerates periodic dry spells. Feed in early spring; repeat midseason. Mulch to keep roots cool. Clip spent flowers for a neat appearance. Protect from harsh winter extremes.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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