"Fire'n Spice" rose Description
Photo courtesy of Rupert, Kim L.
White, near white or white blend.
Floribunda, Hybrid Rugosa, Shrub.
Lemon-yellow and blush, cherry-red , white . Mild to strong, spice, sweet fragrance. Average diameter 3". Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), in small clusters, in large clusters, cupped, expanded , open bloom form. Prolific. Medium, pointed buds.
Armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, compact, dense, well-branched. Large, matte, dark green, leathery, wrinkled (rugose) foliage.
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm). Width of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
Can be used for beds and borders, garden, hedge, landscape or shrub. Vigorous. can be grown as a shrub. flowers drop off cleanly. heat tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
Unintroduced seedling. Sequoia sold seedlings which weren't exactly what was sought from the cross for several years. This is one of them. It is obviously of miniature X Rugosa breeding. The exact cross has been lost. The Rugosa parent is known to be Belle Poitevine.