Rugostar® Raspberry Groundcover Rose

Rosa rugosa 'Meitozaure' PP #15,937

A true groundcover version of the popular Rugosa rose. Deep pink blooms cover this very prostrate plant, beginning in June and lasting throughout the warm months. A light clove fragrance fills the air and enhances the appeal of this easy-care, disease resistant shrub.
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Best with regular watering- weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationROH-zuh rew-GOH-suh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 2-3 ft. tall. 3-5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeBright pink blooms, late spring to summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurplish-pink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleRustic
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBarrier, Border, Container, Mass Planting
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Improved Disease Resistance, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsBest with regular watering- weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsMaiden Grass (Miscanthus); Spirea (Spiraea); Speedwell (Veronica); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Salvia (Salvia)

Highly adaptable and easy to grow in average, well-drained soils. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Tolerates brief drought when established. Feed sparingly with a slow-release fertilizer. Needs little or no pruning except to remove dead wood or improve shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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