Hybrid Rugosa rose with a compact habit and very dark green foliage. Flowers are white, semi-double, 3 inch wide (petal count 17-25). Flowers have clove fragrance. During cool weather, flowers are tinted with pink.
Full sun, well-drained soil. Prune by the renewal method removing one-third of the oldest canes to the soil line 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 - 7
June - September
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:
Extreme resistance to blackspot, mildew and rust. Watch for Japanese beetle, aphids, cane borer, and rose midge.
Nice compact rugosa with extreme disease resistance and winter hardiness. Member of the Canadian Explorer rose series.