Double Knock Out® Shrub Rose
Rosa x 'Radtko' PP #16,202
|Description||A maintenance free rose that continually produces self-cleaning double candy apple red flowers with a slight spicy fragrance. Unsurpassed resistance to black spot and downy mildew leaf diseases. This rounded, bushy, well-behaved shrub creates an excellent low hedge or accent. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Spring through Fall|
|Mature Size||Fast growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs|
|Flower Attributes||Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Accent|
|Design Ideas||Ideal to integrate into shrub or mixed borders for solid, long-season color without additional care. Makes a fine addition to south and west facing foundation beds. Use in the back of perennial borders to intensify season long color. Plant in irregular groupings for a large scale cover that blocks weeds. Great in pairs to flank an entry, steps or gate. Plant en masse to create a low, semi-formal hedge or to clean up unattractive paving edges around porches and patios.|
|Companion Plants||Spruce (Picea); Holly (Ilex); Potentilla (Potentilla); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Phlox (Phlox); Hummingbird Mint (Agastache)|
|Care||Thrives in enriched, loamy, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; avoid overhead watering. Feed before new growth begins in spring; repeat mid-season. Mulch to keep roots cool. Prune in late winter or early spring after threat of frost is gone to promote vigorous new growth.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9
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