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Redleaf Rose
Rosa glauca
Redleaf Rose flower
Size:
Size: small
Small
Size: medium
Medium

Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade not required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8 
Mature Height: 5-7 Feet
Mature Width: 4-5 Feet
Features: Flowers are pink, single type and mildly fragrant, blooming in June; fruit are reddish-purple rose 'hips' persisting through autumn; foliage is blue green infused with red.
Culture: Full sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil is best.
Mature Form: Upright to arching, often becoming leggy.
Native To: Europe
Soil Conditions:
Dry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Wet
Tolerance:
Alkaline Soil
Dry Sites
Salt
Soil Compaction
Wet Sites
Tolerance: WindWind
Uses:
Barrier
Use for: Border.Border
Foundation
Use for: Hedge.Hedge
Use for: Massing.Massing
Naturalizing
Screen
Specimen
Foliage Color: Green
Red
 
Fall Foliage Color: Green
Red
 
Additional Notes: This rose is grown more for its foliage and fruit than for its flowers.

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