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Rosa rugosa var. rosea

For sale by Chris Sullivan

This grower is sure of this plant identification.

These may be either pink or white flowers

Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres
£2.00

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Plant Finder: about Rosa rugosa var. rosea

Common names

Rugosa rose, Hedgehog rose, China rose, Japanese rose, Turkestan rose, Rose

Description

Rosa rugosa var. rosea (Rugosa rose). This species is used to produce rosehip jelly. It will flower during the late spring and late autumn, followed by large hips. The foliage is dark and glossy. Give them a fairly rich soil.

Cultivation

You will find that roses are adaptable. The miniatures and smaller types will mix well with shrubs. Climbers can be used on fences, for covering unsightly sheds or old trees.

Interest and use

Ornamental, fragrance, fruit, culinary (hips are rich in Vit C), makes good hedging, frost resistant Summer/Autumn interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Rosa rugosa var. rosea | St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Sandy, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

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