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Rosa macrantha

Macrantha Dog Rose

Rose

Comments

A rare yet special species rose with lush foliage that tends to sprawl and trail, making it an ideal groundcover; single white flowers emerge from pink buds in summer, pleasingly fragrant; needs well-drained soil but will tolerate some shade

Description

A rare yet special species rose with lush foliage that tends to sprawl and trail, making it an ideal groundcover; single white flowers emerge from pink buds in summer, pleasingly fragrant; needs well-drained soil but will tolerate some shade

Landscape Attributes

Macrantha Dog Rose is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a ground-hugging habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a high maintenance shrub that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting bees to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Macrantha Dog Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;General Garden Use;Groundcover

Planting & Growing

Macrantha Dog Rose will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 5 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

3 feet

5 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

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