Rosa rugosa 'Alba'

Big white single flowers with yellow tufted stamens sit atop deep green quilted leaves. The very round bushy clean plants are known for their hardiness and tolerance to salt sea conditions. Fat round bright red hips give a bonus of fall color, providing food for local wildlife. Mostly spring blooming, likes Northern coastal conditions. Only available own-root.

General Information

  • Class Rugosa
  • Plant Habit Medium
  • Growth Habit Bushy, rounded
  • Plant Height 5' to 7'
  • Plant Width up to 6'
  • Foliage Color Large, matte green, wrinkled
  • Flower Color Pure white
  • Flower Size Medium-large
  • Flower Form Medium-large
  • Petal Count 5
  • Parentage Naturally occurring species
  • Hybridizer Naturally occuring species
  • Intro Year 1799 (Prior)

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