'Delicata' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Azalea House Flowering Shrub Farm
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Light pink Hybrid Rugosa.
Exhibition name: Delicata
Light pink. Strong fragrance. Large, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, ruffled bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm). Width of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 2b and warmer. Shade tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
One of the earliest flowers to bloom in the spring and sets large, scarlet-orange hips in the fall.