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Scabrosa is part of the Rosa genus and is a Rose variety. Its scientific name is Rosa 'Scabrosa'. Scabrosa is a hybrid variety. This variety typically blooms in the following colours:   Mauvelous. The mature flowers are of a Single form. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as   Office Green colour.

A very fragrant rose with petals in a deep mauve color.

An excellent choice for gardeners close to the sea as this rose deals particularly well with wind, salt spray and poor soils.1

This variety is a Flower that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Scabrosa is known for its Shrub habit and growing to a height of approximately 2.00 metres (6.50 feet).

This plant tends to need a moderate amount of maintenance, so ensuring that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for Scabrosa Rose is quite important to ensure you have a happy and healthy plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Scabrosa have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Scabrosa

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Scabrosa is thought of as hardy, so Scabrosa will tend to go dormant or grow slowly over the winter months. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Scabrosa are Zone 5 and Zone 9. Scabrosa requires a loamy soil with a ph of 5.5 - 6.5 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil.

Growing Scabrosa from seed

Look to ensure a distance 3.96 feet (1.22 metres) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 0.25 inches (0.64 cm) deep.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Scabrosa about 35 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Scabrosa

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

Harvesting Scabrosa

Other Names for Rose 'Scabrosa'

Rosa rugosa


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