Ruby Meidiland Rose flowers
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Height: 3 feet
Spread: 4 feet
Hardiness Zone: 5a
Group/Class: Meidiland Rose
This compact landscape rose is graced with beautiful blooms of ruby red, in abundant clusters of seven to ten, all season long; its low mounded habit makes it a great low hedge and a perfect companion for perennials; dense foliage is disease resistant
Ruby Meidiland Rose is blanketed in stunning lightly-scented ruby-red flowers at the ends of the branches from late spring to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The glossy oval compound leaves turn yellow in fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Ruby Meidiland Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.
This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;
Ruby Meidiland Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;
Planting & Growing
Ruby Meidiland Rose will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.
This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.