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'Rosa rugosa rubra 'Scabrosa'' rose Description
'<i>Rosa rugosa</i> 'Scabrosa'' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Judith C.
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
62 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Rugosa.
Exhibition name: Scabrosa
Origin:
Bred by Harkness (United Kingdom, 1950).
Class:
Hybrid Rugosa, Shrub.  
Bloom:
Fuchsia / magenta - cerise, light yellow stamens, ages to lighter .  Moderate, opinions vary fragrance.  Average diameter 5".  Large, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, dense, rounded, well-branched.  Glossy, medium green, leathery, wrinkled (rugose) foliage.  
Height of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm).  Width of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 3b and warmer.  Can be used for garden, hedge, landscape or shrub.  Hardy.  vigorous.  drought resistant.  produces decorative hips.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Parentage:
Notes:
The Swedish Rose Society recommends Scabrosa for northern Sweden.


Orange-red (crab apple-size [Verrier]) hips

 
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