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Rosa 'Fru Dagmar Hastrup'

Rugosa rose

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Key information

Plant type

Deciduous shrub

Flower colour



Fruit, Scented flowers, Thorns



Skill level


Rosa 'Fru Dagmar Hastrup'

Plant details

Holder of the Royal Horticultural Society's prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM), Rosa 'Fru Dagmar Hastrup' is a sturdy rugosa rose, which makes a lovely specimen plant or hedge. Clover-scented, light pink flowers appear throughout summer, followed by bright red hips in autumn.

For best results grow Rosa 'Fru Dagmar Hastrup' in moist but well-drained soil, in full sun. As a shrub rose, it's best pruned in late summer, after flowering has finished. Prune most stems lightly. To encourage young, vigorous growth, cut back a few of the oldest stems each year.

Family: Rosaceae

Genus: Rosa

Cultivar: Fru Dagmar Hastrup

Plant type: Deciduous shrub

Flower colour: Pink

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Fruit, Scented flowers, Thorns

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 120cm

Spread: 120cm

Time to prune: July to August

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