Rose Types

Rugosa Roses

Rugosa Roses are one of the most beautiful as well as sturdy rose plants that are found. They are sweet-smelling, are opposed to mildew as well as black spot and they develop aggressively. They flower repeatedly all through the season. One can identify a rugosa rose among all other roses by looking at its sturdy texture, its leaves that have distinct and embossed veins as well as the straight, thorny stem. Though the shrubbery is sturdy, the flowers of the Rugosa Roses are frail- it hints the appearance of crushed silk.  

Rugosas like radiance and sandy, grimy soil. Thus they are ideal for cultivation near the seashore. They can endure saline as well as famine conditions. They need very small quantity of fertilization and also they need not be sprayed to prevent infection. Even the deer keeps away from it even though it is attracted to other rose plants. The rugosas have lovely , orangish red hips in the autumn season- this greatly fascinates to the wild animals. It has a high content of Vitamin C and is also important for jelly. Rugosa roses are effective as plants used to circumvent an area and also assist in preventing corrosion, very specifically of the sand.      

The Rugosa rose originated in China, Japan and Korea and it is available in a variety of shades and dimensions- white, different hues of pink, red and nearly purple are the available colours. This week we are concentrating on the Rugosa type that is most potent against infections. This type is a rose which has just one pastel pink flourish in a complete plant. It is known as the Fru Dagmar Hastrup.

Fru Dagmar Hastrup – The Rugosa Rose that all crave for

Fru Dagmar Hastrup originated in Denmark in the year 1914 and it is adored for the plentiful cherry red hips that it possesses in the fall season and also for the graceful pink flowers that fill the air with the syrupy scent of the clove. The flowers grow across 2 to three inches and, they flourish constantly all through the season and this rose plant has the capability to show off the hips as well as the flowers simultaneously. The plush green shrubbery alter into the maroon colour and then transform into the golden hue in the fall season. Fru Dagmar is just four feet in length and breadth. It is an exquisite acquisition.

Cultivation and Tending

* Sow the plant in spring or the fall season for maximum outcome.

* The plant generally likes strong sunlight and a grimy, flimsy soil. However it endures dim light as well as thick clay soil.

* Use Rose-Tone as the fertilizer for your plant.

* It is opposed to deer.

* The plant is sturdy in Zones 3-9.

One of the popular utilities of the Rugosa rose is in its use as an ornamental plant. In several parts of Europe and North America, the Rugosa rose now grows after people have planted it there. The plant is called by various names. Some of them refer to the plant's similarity with the vegetable tomato and these names are beach tomato or sea tomato. Saltspray rose and beach rose fall among the other names.

In Japan as well as China, the beautiful scented flowers of the Rugosa rose are utilized in the process of making pot-pourri. In both these countries, it has been a thousand years since the first production of this rose.

The Rugosa rose hybridizes easily with the other forms of rose plants. Rose breeders treasure this rose plant as it is opposed to most infections including rose rust and rose black spot. It readily endures sea salt spray and storms and thus this forms the fist shrub vegetation that is found immediately after the sandy seashore. It is an exquisite landscaping plant as it is hardy and poses no difficulties. It requires very little tending and care and thus many plants can be sown together. This plant can be sown lining roads that require deicing with salt frequently as it endures salt conditions perfectly.