Adelaide Hoodless Rose
Rosa 'Adelaide Hoodless'
Adelaide Hoodless Rose flowers
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Height: 5 feet
Spread: 5 feet
Hardiness Zone: 3a
Group/Class: Parkland Rose
A Parkland series rose, featuring a profusion of double bright red flowers over the entire season; bushy, upright and spreading habit, hardy and resistant to disease, a good all-round garden shrub; all roses need full sun and well-drained soil
Adelaide Hoodless Rose is smothered in stunning red flowers with yellow eyes at the ends of the branches from late spring to late summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The oval compound leaves turn yellow in fall. The fruits are showy orange hips displayed from mid to late fall. The spiny brick red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.
Adelaide Hoodless 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;
Adelaide Hoodless Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- General Garden Use
Planting & Growing
Adelaide Hoodless Rose will grow to be about 5 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 5 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. 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.