Exposure: Full Sun
Mature Size: 6′ high x 5′ wide
Shrub Form: Upright, spreading
Foliage Color: Dark green
Flowers & Size: Double, violet-red, 3″
Flowering Time: Repeat bloomer, Late Spring to Late Summer
Growth Rate: Moderate to Fast
Uses: Border, hedge, foundation, mass plantings, specimen
Description: A very hardy shrub with an upright spreading habit, strongly scented double violet-red flowers, red rose hips, and wrinkled dark green foliage. A beautiful specimen or border shrub.
Ornamental Features: Large, licorice scented double violet-red flowers from late spring to late summer followed by large red rose hips. Oval compound leaves are dark green throughout the season turning orange in the fall. Excellent cut flowers and a great choice for attracting butterflies to your yard.
Landscape Attributes: Dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Maintenance; prune in late winter or early spring, regular fertilizing. Disease resistant and drought tolerant once established.