Go Back Rose Lotty’s Love

Rosa rugosa 'BOC rogosnif'
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Plant Type: Roses

This ever-blooming, heavy blooming, rugosa rose bred by Chuck Bock won a gold medal from the American Rose Society in 2009 with one of the highest ratings ever. Lotty’s Love®, named after Chuck’s wife Charlotte, has clusters of semi-double cup-shaped blooms of beetroot purple suffused with magenta. The 3-4” diameter flowers have gold stamens and emit a strong cinnamon fragrance. Lotty’s Love® has the cold hardiness and salt tolerance that makes this species such a landscape favorite. Red hips, 1/2 inch in diameter, form in the fall. The dark green glossy foliage is resistant to major fungal diseases. The habit is more refined than the species.

 


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color

purple/magenta

Foliage Color

green

Plant Spread

3.5-4'

Good Companions

Plant Height

3-3.5'

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

3-10

Soil Moisture

well drained


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

semi double flowers. Fragrant.

Bloom Time

spring through fall

Critter Resistance

Exposure

Full sun.

Growth Rate

Fast

Seasonal Interests

spring/summer