• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Profusion of Showy Flowers
    Blooms:
    Late spring to early fall; no significant fragrance.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:RO-zuh
    Plant type:Rose, Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth habit:Rounded
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Late spring to early fall; no significant fragrance.
    Flower color:White
    Garden styleCottage, Rustic
    Companion PlantsSpruce (Picea); Spirea (Spiraea); Potentilla (Potentilla); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Phlox (Phlox); Hummingbird Mint (Agastache)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in well-drained, enriched soils with neutral to slightly acidic pH. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with a general fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune annually in late winter to promote vigorous new growth.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    Hybridized by Kordes in 1958 in Germany. Parentage: 'Robin Hood' and 'Virgo'.