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Rosa 'Scabrosa' (Rose 'Scabrosa')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Rosa 'Scabrosa'

Other names

Rose 'Scabrosa'

Genus

Rosa Rosa

Variety or Cultivar

'Scabrosa' _ 'Scabrosa' is a Rugosa rose. It is a dense, spreading shrub with thorny stems and glossy, wrinkled leaves. In summer and autumn, it bears large, fragrant, purple-pink flowers, followed by bright-red, round hips in autumn.


Rosa 'Scabrosa' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flower

Habit

Dense, Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Purplish-pink in Summer; Purplish-pink in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Deer , Glasshouse red spider mite , Leafhoppers , Rabbits , Rose leaf-rolling sawfly , Scale insects Aphids , Caterpillars , Deer , Glasshouse red spider mite , Leafhoppers , Rabbits , Rose leaf-rolling sawfly , Scale insects

Powdery mildew , Rose black spot , Rose rust Powdery mildew , Rose black spot , Rose rust

General care

Propagation methods

Budding, Hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Rosa 'Scabrosa' (Rose 'Scabrosa') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Hedging/Screens

Cultivation

Plant in moist but free-draining or free-draining soil in sun or partial shade. Avoid planting in sites that have previously been used for growing roses.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Rosa 'Scabrosa'

Other names

Rose 'Scabrosa'

Genus

Rosa Rosa

Variety or Cultivar

'Scabrosa' _ 'Scabrosa' is a Rugosa rose. It is a dense, spreading shrub with thorny stems and glossy, wrinkled leaves. In summer and autumn, it bears large, fragrant, purple-pink flowers, followed by bright-red, round hips in autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flower

Habit

Dense, Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Purplish-pink in Summer; Purplish-pink in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Summer; Green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Deer , Glasshouse red spider mite , Leafhoppers , Rabbits , Rose leaf-rolling sawfly , Scale insects

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew , Rose black spot , Rose rust

General care

Propagation methods

Budding, Hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Rosa 'Scabrosa' (Rose 'Scabrosa') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Hedging/Screens

Cultivation

Plant in moist but free-draining or free-draining soil in sun or partial shade. Avoid planting in sites that have previously been used for growing roses.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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