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White Rugosa Rose

Rosa rugosa 'Alba'

Pronunciation: ROH-zuh rew-GOH-suh
SKU #06993
2-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Intensely fragrant, single, snow-white blooms all summer. Large red-orange hips follow flowers in late summer. Stems are covered with prickers that deter unwelcome intruders. Tolerates exposure to coastal salt spray or paving de-icing materials.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring to Fall
Mature Size Reaches 5 ft. tall and 6 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Barrier, Border, Hedge
Design Ideas Beauty 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.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Dark Green
CARE
Care Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-9

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.