Hybrid rugosa rose with a spicy fragrance and 3 inch semi-double flowers (petal count 25). Recurrent bloomer in summer with large persistent red fruit in fall. Fall foliage color is orange/yellow. Blooms best during cool weather. Excellent as specimen or hedge.
Full sun and well-drained soil. Prune by the renewal method removing one-third of the oldest canes to the soil line in the spring as needed 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 height and width.
3 - 8
June - August
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:
Shows excellent tolerance to blackspot and mildew. Watch for Japanese beetles, aphids, cane borer, and rose midge.
Extremely winter hardy. Memeber of the Candian Explorer series of roses.