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Rosa rugosa - 'Scabrosa'

Type Hedging & Screening, Flowering
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Colours White Flowers
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Rosa rugosa - Cultivation Notes

Roses prefer a spot in full sun for maximum flower production and prefer a well drained garden soil that is neither excessively chalky or clayey. Avoid planting in really hot dry or exposed spots. Prune in winter according to variety and mulch every few years and feed in spring with a granular feed.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Rosa rugosa:

  • Scented blossom
  • Attracts wildlife to feed or nest
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Suitable for hedging or topiary

Weaknesses of Rosa rugosa

  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

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