Rose ‘Red Leaf’
Rosa glauca var. rubrifolia
Exposure: Full Sun
Mature Size: 5′ high x 5′ wide
Shrub Form: Upright, rounded
Foliage Color: Reddish-purple
Flowers & Size: Single, pink with white centres and yellow eyes, 1″
Flowering Time: Continuous bloomer, Late Spring
Growth Rate: Moderate
Uses: Border, hedge, foundation, mass plantings, specimen
Description: An upright rounded shrub with single star shaped pink flowers, red bark, and reddish-purple foliage. A stunning specimen, hedge or border shrub.
Ornamental Features: Clusters of small star shaped pink flowers with white centres and yellow eyes in late spring followed by purple rose hips in the fall. Reddish-purple foliage throughout the season turns an outstanding red in the fall. Excellent cut flowers and a great choice for attracting bees and butterflies to your yard.
Landscape Attributes: A hardy multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright rounded habit of growth. Low maintenance; best pruned in late winter or early spring.