Rosa rugosa 'Alba'
Rosa rugosa 'Alba'
Only Available Own-Root
Big single flowers with yellow tufted stamens sit atop deep green quilted leaves. The very round bushy clean plants are known for their hardiness and tolerance to salt sea conditions. Fat round bright red hips give a bonus of fall color, providing food for local wildlife.
Class
Rugosa
Color
White
Height/Habit
Medium/Bushy & round
Bloom/Size
Bloom/SIzeMedium-large, single
Petal Count
5
Fragrance
Slight
Hybridizer
Cultivated prior to 1799
Parentage
Naturally occurring species
Comments
Mostly spring blooming, likes Northern coastal conditions