Description from High Country Roses
(R. rubrifolia, Red Leaf Rose), Species Rose (1830).
Starry, single pink flowers in spring are complemented by plum colored foliage. Orange hips remain on the bush through fall and winter. A very hardy, drought resistant shrub with graceful red canes 7 to 9 feet tall.
- Hardiness Zone: 2
- Approximate Size: 6′ to 9′ tall by 5′ to 6′ wide
- Bloom Type: Small, Single
- Color: Light Pink
- Bloom Repeat: Once Blooming
- Fragrance: None
- ARS Rating: 8.8