ROSES: LOUIS PHILIPPE RED
LATIN NAME: ROSA CHINENSIS 'LOUIS PHILIPPE'
Stunning red, double bloom flowers occur throughout the year. Other characteristics include fast-growing, hardiness, versatility, and undemanding growing conditions. New growth is burgundy transforming to dark green foliage that is compact with an upright growth habit reaching 2-3 feet in height (2-3 feet in width). Its versatility is used as an accent, hedge, and foundation plant.
Amount of Sunlight: Thrives in full sun; Tolerates shade
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat
Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers well-drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 4-9
This easy-to-grow evergreen shrub needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Pruning in late winter is recommended to encourage new growth. Shear annually after flowering to maintain desired shape.