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Roses - Rugosa Roses

Rugosa roses are hybrids of the Japanese Rose, and flower at intermittent times from June to Autumn.  Mostly very sweetly scented.  They require practically no pruning but can be clipped like a hedge if necessary.

180-240cm (6-8 ft)
Fragrant






 
Agnes
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We suggest BLANC DOUBLE DE COUBERT or RUGOSA ALBA as suitable alternatives.

Flower is pale amber, deeper at centre and double. Foliage is light green and glossy.

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150-180cm (5-6 ft)
Very fragrant






 
Blanc Double de Coubert
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Large double white flowers. Parentage: R.rugosa x Sombrevil

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120-150cm (4-5 ft)
Slight fragrance






 
Frau Dagmar Hastrup
Clear rose pink, single, very free and continuous. Large red hips

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150 (5 ft)
Very fragrant






 
Hansa
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Large, crimson purple, double recurrent blooms with an intense clove rose fragrance. This is a hardy variety and growth is vigorous.

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120-150cm (4-5 ft)
Wonderful fragrance






 
Roseraie de L'Hay
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The flowers are amongst the largest of this section. Like small Peonies, in richest velvety crimson purple. Bud long and pointed. Continuous. Rosa rugosa rosea sport.

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180cm (6ft)
Slight Fragrance






 
Rugosa Alba
Ideal rose for hedges. Large single, pure white flowers with exceptionally large orange-red hips. Continuous flowering.Height 6 x 6ft.

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180cm (6ft)
Slight Fragrance






 
Rugosa Rubra
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An ideal rose for hedges. large flowers of wine-crimson fading to pink and large round hips. Continuous flowering.

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180-240cm (6-8 ft)
Very fragrant






 
Sarah Van Fleet
Large semi double flowers of soft clear pink are large and cupped in form. Foliage is leathery, growth is compact and bloom is recurrent.

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120-150cm (4-5 ft)
Very fragrant






 
Scabrosa
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Single deep mauve pink blooms about 12cm (5 in) across. Carnation fragrance, followed by intense tomato like fruits

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150-180cm (5-6 ft)
Fragrant






 
Schneezwerg (syn. Snow Dwarf)
Pure white flowers semi double. The scarlet hips after the first flush of flowering appear concurrently with the later flushes of bloom from June to October. Parentage: a white Polyantha x R.rugosa.

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