Rugosa Rose (Rosa Rugosa)

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Latin: Rosa Rugosa

Zones: 3-9

Other common names: Japanese Rose, Rugose Rose, Turkestan Rose

Mature Height/spread: 4 – 8 feet tall by 4 to 6 feet wide

Soil / Climate: prefers full sun to partial shade, adaptable to many soil types, drought tolerant

Notes: Rugosa roses are large, sprawling, multi-branched, rose bushes. The canes are covered with spiny thorns.  In late summer and early autumn the plants often bear fruit and flowers at the same time. The flowers have a pleasant scent, color is dark pink to white, petals are wrinkled.  The leaves typically turn bright yellow before falling in autumn.  It is used in landscaping, needs little maintenance, has great cold tolerance and pest resistance. Makes a nice hedge.

Wildlife: After it blooms, the flowers form large red hips that remain on the plant all winter, providing food for non-migrating birds and other wildlife.
Cold Stream Farm supplies Rugosa Rose shrubs which are grown as bare root seedlings and transplants and sold both wholesale and retail with no minimum order.
Additional information on Rosa rugosa can be found on the link: USDA / NRCS PLANTS Database.

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Dimensions 1 × 1 in


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