|Shrub (deciduous), Vine
|USDA Hardiness Zone
|Canadian Hardiness Zone
|RHS Hardiness Zone
|Beds and borders, cut flowers, rose gardens, informal gardens, city and courtyard gardens or as a specimen.
|Plant in full to partial sun in moist but well-drained soil. Apply a slow release fertilizer in early spring just as leaves emerge. Prune old flowers to encourage re-blooming.
|Hot pink to blush pink, wild rose-like blooms.
|Can be affected by diseases such as black spot, rose rust, or powdery mildew but each are highly unlikely.
|Robust, upright-growing, slightly woody, glaborous medium green stems that don characteristic reddish-green thorns.
|Flower/Leaf Bud Description
|Simple pinnate dark pink flower buds appearing terminally as solitary bud or in bunches of 2 - 3 or 4 - 8. Flowers are cup-like, seem-double with 12-15 petals per bloom.
|Finely-serrated, simple-pinnate medium to deep green leaves.
|Highly showy terminal blooms, composed of loosely-arranged whorls of delicate, broad heart-shaped hot pink to blush pink petals.