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Oso Easy Double Red® Shrub Rose

Rosa 'Meipeporia'

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Oso Easy Double Red® Shrub Rose (Rosa 'Meipeporia') at Gertens

Oso Easy Double Red® Shrub Rose flowers

Oso Easy Double Red® Shrub Rose flowers

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Oso Easy Double Red® Shrub Rose (Rosa 'Meipeporia') at Gertens

Oso Easy Double Red® Shrub Rose in bloom

Oso Easy Double Red® Shrub Rose in bloom

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Height:  4 feet

Spread:  4 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  4a

Brand:  Proven Winners

Description:

A true standout long-blooming rose with abundant, luminous red blooms; a low mounding habit makes it perfect for massing along borders; highly disease resistant; all roses need full sun and well-drained soil

Ornamental Features

Oso Easy Double Red® Shrub Rose features showy scarlet flowers at the ends of the branches from late spring to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has forest green deciduous foliage. The glossy oval compound leaves turn yellow in fall.

Landscape Attributes

Oso Easy Double Red® Shrub Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.

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;

  • Spiny

Oso Easy Double Red® Shrub Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover

Planting & Growing

Oso Easy Double Red® Shrub 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.

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Characteristics
Accent  Massing  Screening  Garden  Groundcover 
Applications
Flowers 
Ornamental Features