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Rosa rugosa

Common Name(s):
Rugosa rose
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Drought and salt spray tolerant; may sucker and form colonies; withstands heavy pruning. These plants are frequently damaged by deer.

Height:
4-6 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, odd pinnate dark green leaves; wrinkled; 5 to 9 leaflets; yellowish to bronze fall color
Flower:
2.5 to 3.5 in. rose-purple to white flowers in summer; fragrant; 1 in. urn-shaped orange to brick red hips in fall
Zones:
2 to 7
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; prefers well-drained soil enriched with organic matter but is very adaptable
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Stout upright stems; dense rounded mound
Width:
4-6 ft.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1757

Rosa rugosa Rosa rugosa
Claudia Daggett, CC BY-NC-2.0
Rosa rugosa Rosa rugosa
S. Rae, CC BY - 2.0