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Different Kinds of Roses

Directory of Roses

Scarlet Meidiland
Rosa MEIkrotal 'Scarlet Meidiland'

Quick Profile

Full Shade
Mature Height
3 - 4 Feet (Width 4 feet - 6 feet)
USDA Hardiness Zones
4 - 7 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
Bloom Color
Bloom Season
June - October


Very vigorous spreading form of shrub rose (up to 6'). Small glossy green foliage. Red double flowers once inch wide (petal count 15-25) held in large clusters above the foliage. Slight fragrance. Continuous (perpetual) bloomer.


Full sun, well-drained soil. Prune by renewal method removing about one-third of the oldest canes in the spring to soil line as needed to keep the shrub open and maintain new cane production. Prune the stem back to a branch angle (a process called heading back) as needed to reduce width and height.


'Red Meidiland'
Red flowers, everblooming, 1-2 feet high, width 5 feet, red fruit in the fall.

'Pink Meidiland'
Single pink flowers, taller form, 4-6 feet tall and non spreading

'White Meidiland'
Fully double white flowers in clusters, 1-2 feet tall and 6 feet wide


Good ground cover type rose with excellent hardiness. Has some light shade tolerance.

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