Rose de Rescht Rose flowers
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Height: 4 feet
Spread: 3 feet
Hardiness Zone: 4a
Group/Class: Shrub Rose
This compact rose has fragrant fuschia-red flowers packed with petals that fade to purple as they age; one of the hardiest, most disease resistant of the repeat blooming antique roses; the tidy habit makes this one suitible for small gardens
Rose de Rescht Rose is smothered in stunning lightly-scented fuchsia flowers at the ends of the branches from late spring to early fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has attractive dark green foliage which emerges burgundy in spring. The glossy oval compound leaves are highly ornamental but do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The spiny brick red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.
Rose de Rescht Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.
This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;
Rose de Rescht Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;
Planting & Growing
Rose de Rescht Rose will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.
This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.