My Girl Rose flowers
(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)
Height: 4 feet
Spread: 4 feet
Hardiness Zone: 4a
Group/Class: Easy Elegance Rose
A supremely fragrant hardy rose with intensely deep pink nearly double flowers which recur throughout the summer; extremely disease resistant even to black spot, makes a hot accent for the garden
My Girl Rose is draped in stunning fragrant fuchsia flowers with buttery yellow eyes at the ends of the branches from late spring to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has emerald green deciduous foliage. The glossy oval compound leaves turn yellow in fall. The fruits are showy red hips displayed in late fall.
My Girl Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. 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;
My Girl Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- General Garden Use
Planting & Growing
My Girl Rose will grow to be about 4 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 fast 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.