Hybrid Rugosa rose with single, shell pink blooms (petal count 4-8) 3-4 inches wide. Recurrent blooming through fall. Mild fragrance. Excellent bright red/orange fruit in fall. Fall foliage color is bronze. Good for hedges and garden beds.
Full sun, moist well-drained soil. Prune by the renewal method removing one-third of the oldest canes to the soil line as needed in the spring to keep the shrub open and new canes in production. Prune the stem back to a branch angle (a process called heading back) as needed to reduce width and height.
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:
Very resistant to blackspot, mildew and rust. Watch for Japanese beetle, aphids, cane borer, and rose midge.
Excellent hardiness and disease resistance.