Father Hugo rose (Rosa xanthina f. hugonis)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Father Hugo rose
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Father Hugo rose (Rosa xanthina f. hugonis)
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4b
Mature Height Mature Height
6 to 8 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
8 to 10 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Faster
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Drought tolerant (also tolerant to moist soil, well-drained)
Fall Color Fall Color
Dull
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
No
Flower Flower
Ornamental
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
mounded, upright, arching, twiggy form; 6-8’ tall; 8-10’ wide; fast grower; no fall color; small leaves; sharp prickles on stems; showy, bright yellow, single, fragrant flowers in late May only; full sun; adaptable to most soils, but prefers a loamy soil high in organic matter; pH adaptable; tolerant to poor, dry soils; prefers moist, well-drained soil, but is drought and urban tolerant; less susceptible to insects and diseases that plague other roses; do not shear; native to China; hardy to zone 4b

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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