Pink Rugosa Rose
Pink Rugosa Rose
Rosa rugosaItem #7192 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9
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Attractive, vibrant purple-red flowers dot upright, prickly stems of this durable, minimal care rose. Forms a densely branched barrier with leathery dark green foliage that is excellent for creating an impenetrable hedge or border. Bright red rose hips develops after blooms drop. Reliable plant holds up to cold, wind, drought, and salt. Deciduous.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water deeply, occasionally; 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.Foliage 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 InformationProvide enriched, loamy, well-drained soil. Most vigorous in cooler northern regions. Water deeply, regularly to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought, particularly in coastal regions. Protect from extreme cold when young. Fertilize in early spring. Prune lightly in late winter to shape.Pruning time: late winter to early spring.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.