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Medium red Hybrid Rugosa.
Registration name: Hansa
Purple. Strong, clove fragrance. up to 25 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Height of 5' to 7' (150 to 215 cm). Width of 4' to 7' (120 to 215 cm).
USDA zone 3b and warmer. Hardy. drought resistant. produces decorative hips. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, very blackspot resistant.. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..
Sets a heavy crop of large scarlet hips.The Swedish Rose Society
for northern Sweden.
Sam Kedem says 'Hansa' is suitable as a screen and it suckers profusely.