PlantsRoses→Rose (Rosa 'Roseraie de l'Hay')

Alternative cultivar names:
'Roseraie de l'Hay'
'Old Rosemary'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Mauve and mauve blend
Extra Bloom Info: In small clusters
Rebloom: Some
Class: Other: Hybrid rugosa
Extra Color Info: Crimson and purple
Growth Habit: climbing habit, typically 6-12 feet tall
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Jules Gravereaux, 1901
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 4 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Plant Height: 6-12 feet
Plant Spread: 4-5 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Parentage: Seedling of: Rosa rugosa var. rubra
Child plants: one child plant

  6:10 pm. Fragrance overhanging the walk.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Gardeners' World Picks by BigAppleRoseGuy Aug 8, 2019 5:25 PM 9
Rose identification by Michg82 Jun 27, 2018 1:39 PM 4
✺✺ May 2017 Bloom and Chat ✺✺ by Calif_Sue Jun 1, 2017 5:40 AM 412
Do you plant multiples of one rose? by CindiKS May 9, 2012 10:41 PM 19
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How close to each other should roses be? by Skiekitty Aug 30, 2018 8:46 AM 27
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