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Oso Easy® Urban Legend® Rose flowers
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Height: 4 feet
Spread: 4 feet
Hardiness Zone: 4a
Group/Class: Shrub Rose
Brand: Proven Winners
An amazing rose, blooming all season with abundant, true red, semi-double flowers; a low mounding habit makes it perfect for the garden, or massing along borders; excellent disease resistance; all roses need full sun and well-drained soil
Oso Easy® Urban Legend® Rose features showy scarlet flowers with gold eyes at the ends of the branches from late spring to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The glossy oval compound leaves turn yellow in fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Oso Easy® Urban Legend® Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.
This shrub will require occasional maintenance 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;
Oso Easy® Urban Legend® Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;
Planting & Growing
Oso Easy® Urban Legend® Rose will grow to be about 4 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.