Caramba® Shrub Rose
Caramba® Shrub Rose
Rosa x 'Tanabamar' Plant Patent #13,396Item #2458 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9
Clusters of bright orange-red flowers with yellow centers provide a continuous display of color over a long season. A highly pest and disease resistant shrub rose that is ideal for use as a groundcover or for lining a walkway. Deciduous.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.Average Landscape Size:Moderate growing, compact, bushy shrub; reaches 2 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:RO-zuhDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth habit:CompactGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate growing, compact, bushy shrub; reaches 2 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.Special features:Compact Form, Easy Care, Improved Disease Resistance, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Pet Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution, WaterwiseFoliage color:GreenBlooms:Spring through FallFlower color:RedPatent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.Design IdeasPlant into sun drenched borders for big bold color injection. Spectacular amidst a riot of cottage garden perennials. An excellent choice for south and east facing foundation planters with full exposure. Exceptional in masses as traditional groundcover or in irregular groups. A stand out against white picket fences and lattice. Ideal for settling in pillars and entry pilasters.Companion PlantsSpruce (Picea); Spirea (Spiraea); Potentilla (Potentilla); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Phlox (Phlox); Hummingbird Mint (Agastache)
- CareCare InformationThrives in enriched, loamy, well-drained soil. Space plants 3 ft. apart as a groundcover. Water deeply, regularly in the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Fertilize regularly during the growing season. Prune annually in late winter to promote vigorous new growth.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
- History & LoreHistory:Caramba carries advanced genetics developed for its outstanding pest and disease resistance in challenging moist climates.Lore:Long before they were appreciated as beautiful flowers, roses were treasured for their scent. Oils in this plant were long considered medicinal and were used in cosmetics. Romans gathered roses from the western world for cultivation in Europe which later contributed to the monasteries where the first herbals of medicinal rose use were translated from Greek and Arabic.