Rosa ‘Robusta’

Rosa  'Robusta'

Hybrid Rugosa Rose, Shrub Rose

Saved this one from the sales, planted yesterday by the greenhouse amidst the midsummer roses.

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh)
Cultivar: Robusta
Additional cultivar information: (aka Kordes’ Robusta, KORgosa)
Hybridized by Kordes; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1979

Class:
Hybrid Rugosa
Shrub

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)

Bloom Color:
Medium red

Bloom Shape:
Single

Flower Fragrance:
Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Habit:
Shrub

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Maria

Maria is currently growing everything from seed that she can lay her hands on. Also playing with colours and textures to fulfill her garden desires...