Rosa glauca | Shrub Rose

(Rosa rubrifolia)

An Old Garden Rose that serves as a large shrub in the landscape. Interesting foliage in shades of gray-green and purple exist on the canes at the same time. Flowers are small but a striking deep pink color and have a slight fragrance. Large orange-red hips, the seed capsules of Roses, follow flowers and are ornamental as they remain on plant into winter. Canopy coverage: 20 square feet.

Water Requirement: low, moderate

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -40F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 6 feet high

Width: 5 feet wide


Foliage Color: gray-green, purple

Flower Color: pink

Flower Season: summer

Wildlife: bees, butterflies