An antique variety with double rich violet blooms over compact, leathery, bright mint green foliage, strong fragrance, the best habit of any of the rugosas.
Plant Type(s): Flowering Shrub, Rose
Spring/Summer Care: Prune any dead wood out in spring after first foliage flush.
Autumn/Winter Care: Thin out if needed.
Fertilizer Needs: Apply a low dose of organic-based fertilizer in spring. Non-organic-based fertilizers can negatively effect Rugosa-type roses.