White Rugosa Rose

Rosa rugosa 'Alba'

SKU
06993
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.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical PronunciationROH-zuh rew-GOH-suh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 5 ft. tall and 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring to Fall
Design IdeasBeauty 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBarrier, Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Key FeatureSummer 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.

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