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Frau Dagmar Hartopp Rose flowers
(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)
Height: 3 feet
Spread: 4 feet
Hardiness Zone: 3a
Group/Class: Shrub Rose
An old-fashioned shrub rose, featuring very fragrant single soft pink flowers in early summer, repeat-blooming; low growing and spreading, adaptable and disease-resistant, makes a great flowering groundcover; all roses need full sun and well-drained soil
Frau Dagmar Hartopp Rose is draped in stunning fragrant shell pink flowers with yellow eyes at the ends of the branches from late spring to late summer, which emerge from distinctive rose flower buds. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The oval compound leaves turn an outstanding coppery-bronze in the fall. The fruits are showy red hips displayed from mid to late fall.
Frau Dagmar Hartopp Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.
This is a high maintenance shrub that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;
Frau Dagmar Hartopp Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;
Planting & Growing
Frau Dagmar Hartopp Rose will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.
This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.