Visit site
  • Holly Lindquist

    Delicata (Hybrid Rugosa) 1898. The rich pink, clove-scented blooms of Delicata appear early in spring & continue til fall. Plants are compact, hardy, & disease resistant. Like many rugosas, Delicata produces large colorful hips which can be used for tea or jelly. Photo by GL Carpenter, via Flickr.

  • Wendy Olson

    Delicata ( Rugosa Hybrid) 1898. The rich pink, clove-scented blooms of Delicata appear early in spring & continue til fall; unique papery flowers; Plants are compact, hardy, & disease resistant; forms a dense bush with deep green foliage; Like many rugosas, Delicata produces large scarlet orange hips which can be used for tea or jelly; 5'x3'; Z3; Cooling, 1898.

Related Pins

Hypericum (St John's Wort) Great shade plant. - Very tough plant, good for dry clay. Grows into a small shrub

Moje Hammarberg Rugosa Rose. 3'x3'. A favorite of bees.

'Hansaland' (Rugosa Hybrid) - deep red semi-double with yellow stamens; dense and healthy plant with glossy light green foliage; very hardy and floriferous rose; 4'x3'; Z3.

'Belle Poitevine' (Rugosa Hybrid) - flat quite large blooms with crinkled petals that are pale magenta pink with striking creamy stamens; highly fragrant; long bloom period; large and shrubby plant, 5'x5'; Z3.

Rosa alba 'Minette' - light pink that darkens in the centre, mid-sized, double bloom with a heavy fragrance; very Hardy, healthy alba one that can be grown in cold climates; blue- green on a sturdy, tough plant; 5'x3'; Z3.

Bees are in danger and that means we all are in danger. Please plant some plants that bees love and need in your gardens…and here's a list to help! Illustration by Hannah Rosengren, www.etsy.com/... — with Illustration by Hannah Rosengren, www.etsy.com/....

Rugosa rose F.J.Grootendorst The flowers look like carnations with serrated edges. This is one extremely thorny plant!

'Pohjantähti' / 'Polstjärnan', suomenköynnösruusu / finsk klätterros Wasastjärna, Suomi 1937 Beggeriana-ryhmä/gruppen

Scarlet Pavement rugosa Rose - withstands driveway salt - this is one tough rose! Repeats well, strong scent. It is truly disease resistant - one of the only roses in my collection that is always healthy and vigourous! I purchased it at Old Heirloom Roses (link through this photo) just outside Halifax -a highly recommended supplier!