Botanical Name: Rosa rugosa var. rosea
Depth: Plant with bud union at soil surface or 2 inches below in cold climates.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Foliage: Leathery dark green leaves that are wrinkled and stems are prickly.
Blooms: Late Spring (May to July).
Flower Form: Single, produced in clusters.
Pruning: Remove spent blossoms, weak growth and suckers. Spray or dust weekly for insects and disease. Mulch heavily around base for Winter and cover rest of plant with straw or shredded leaves held in place with chicken wire or burlap.
Comments: Good for mass plantings and hedging. Brilliant rose-pink flowers are borne in clusters and have prominent yellow stamens. Hardy, tough, disease resistance are all good attributes for this plant. Tolerates a wide range of planting conditions. RESTRICTED STATES, AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.
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