During Winter and some early Spring shipments. Some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT. Which means that even thought they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season. During Summer/Winter months shipping might be delayed as we only will be shipping on days that we know it wonít harm the plant(s). Monday through Wednesday.
Rugosa Rose Red
Planting Zones: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light requirements: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil Conditions: Moist, Well Drained
Height at Maturity: 6 - 10 ft
Growth Rate: Fast
Bloom Color: Pink, Red
Bloom Season: Fall, Spring, Summer
Rugosa Rose Red Shrubs ship as one to two feet tall bare root plants.
Rugosa Rose Red single mauve wonderully fragrant blossoms repeat throughout summer on this selection of the Rosa rugosa species. Blossoms of the Rugosa Rose Red are followed by very large orange-red hips in late summer and last all winter. Bumble bees are always visiting the blossoms on this rose. Great choice for a Flowering Shrub Hedge.
The Living Fence Rose - Heavily scented large flowers usually deep pink to red, June to August producing seed pods (rose hips) which ripen August to October. Red Rosa Rugosas grows at a rate of up to two feet per year and will grow up to 6 feet tall. This plant is excellent for fast growing hedges.
Disease resistant and winter hardy to Zone 2. Suitable for most any well drained soil. Space plants 3 feet apart in the row to create a fast growing hedge. In warmer climates, such as zone 8, this plant may keep its leaves over mild winters.