Frau Dagmar Hastrup (Rosa rugosa 'Frau Dagmar Hastrup')-Hort Answers - University of Illinois Extension
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Frau Dagmar Hastrup
Rosa rugosa 'Frau Dagmar Hastrup'

Hybrid Rugosa rose with single, shell pink blooms (petal count 4-8) 3-4 inches wide. Recurrent blooming through fall. Mild fragrance. Excellent bright red/orange fruit in fall. Fall foliage color is bronze. Good for hedges and garden beds.  
Full sun, moist well-drained soil. Prune by the renewal method removing one-third of the oldest canes to the soil line as needed in the spring to keep the shrub open and new canes in production. Prune the stem back to a branch angle (a process called heading back) as needed to reduce width and height. 
Mature Height
2-5 Feet (width 3 feet to 6 feet)
USDA Hardiness Zone
3 - 9 
Bloom Color
Bloom Season
June - September
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure/Light Requirements
Full Sun
Pests and Problems

Environmental Damage

Insect Damage

Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:

Very resistant to blackspot, mildew and rust.  Watch for Japanese beetle, aphids, cane borer, and rose midge. 


Additional Notes
Excellent hardiness and disease resistance.


Related Resources
Home, Yard & Garden Pest Guide
Illinois Commercial Landscape and Turfgrass Pest Management Handbook
U of IL - Distance Diagnosis through Digital Imaging
U of IL - Plant Clinic