Rugosa Rose

Rugosa Rose

Rosa rugosa

Beautifully flowering carefree shrub producing large pink to white flowers through the summer before giving way to large 1” rose hips late summer-fall. Rose hips are high in Vitamin C and have been used medicinally for cold/flu prevention, immune booster and reducing inflammation. Rose hips are great for winemaking. Rugusa Rose are also great for beneficial pollinators!

 

Zones Zone 2-9
Soil Type Clay, Loamy & Sandy soils
Mature Height & Width 4-6’ Height and 4-6’ Spread
Growth Rate Fast 18-24″ per year on average
Site Selection Full Sun-Part Shade
Moisture Requirements Average-Moist but well drained soils