White Rugosa Rose
Rosa rugosa 'Alba'
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||ROH-zuh rew-GOH-suh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 5 ft. tall and 6 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring to Fall|
|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 Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
|Key Feature||Summer Flowering|
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