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Dog Rose 'Kiese'

Rosa canina

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Kiese is part of the Rosa genus and is a Dog Rose variety. Its scientific name is Rosa canina 'Kiese'. Kiese is a variety of hybrid Dog Rose .

Red hybrid variety of the Rosa canina (Dog Rose) species. It produces heads of semi-double, or almost single, medium sized blooms on strong, prickly stems. They are a bright and cheery shade of cherry red, fading with age, with a yellowy-white eye, large golden stamens and slight scent. It flowers in summer only, but bears large, round, red hips in autumn. Of an arching, free-branching habit, this rose will make a thicket up to twice as large as the average shrub rose, and could be trained to create a pillar. 1

Bred by Kiese (Germany, 1910)
‘General Jacqueminot’ x Rosa canina

It grows mainly as a Perennial, which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+). Normally reaching to a mature height of 8.12 feet (2.50 metres), Kiese grows with a shrub-like growth habit.

Germany is believed to be where Kiese originates from.

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How to grow Kiese

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

‘Kiese’ is especially suited to areas where plants are allowed to become naturalised and look after themselves, for it needs no maintenance apart from trimming to keep it in bounds. 1

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Kiese is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will tend to survive through freezing conditions. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Kiese are Zone 4 and Zone 9.

Growing Kiese from seed

As a hybrid variety, this plant will not reliably grow true to type from seed.

Transplanting Kiese

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Kiese is a very hardy plant.

Harvesting Kiese

Kiese Patent Information

No patent exists

Dog Rose Kiese Etymology

‘Kiese’ is the surname of the raiser, Hermann Kiese. 2

Kiese folklore & trivia

The raiser’s original intention was to create a rootstock, and as a standing stem it is excellent and long-lived. 1

Misspellings of Dog Rose 'Kiese'



1 “Botanica’s Roses”

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