Rose (Rosa 'Scabrosa') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Scabrosa'
'Rugosa Superba'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Flat
Petal count: Single: 1-7 petals
Rose bloom color: Mauve and mauve blend
Rebloom: Some
Class: Other: Hybrid rugosa
Extra Color Info: Mauve blend
Growth Habit: Tall, 5-6 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Harkness, 1950
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 3 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)
Plant Height: 5-6 feet
Plant Spread: 4-5 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
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

#pollination

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Most fragrant rose by reh0622 Aug 16, 2019 7:12 PM 144
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Seeking ID for an old rose by Goldlyn Jul 13, 2018 5:26 PM 36
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2010 Rose Parade by kassiap Nov 7, 2010 6:29 AM 38
Mike's Roses by Mike May 6, 2010 8:09 PM 121

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