All the good, rugged features of the Rugosa species are combined with big shapely buds and richly-colored fragrant flowers in this old hardy favorite. Great for barrier plantings in cold climates. Red hips in fall. Avoid chemical sprays. Disease free. Only available own-root.

General Information

  • Class Rugosa
  • Plant Habit Medium-tall
  • Growth Habit Rounded, bushy, shrubby
  • Plant Height 5 to 7 feet
  • Plant Width 5 to 7 feet
  • Foliage Color Green
  • Flower Color Vibrant violet red
  • Flower Size Large
  • Flower Form Full
  • Petal Count About 30
  • Parentage Unknown
  • Hybridizer Schaum & Van Tol
  • Intro Year 1905
  • Fragrant List Fragrant