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Morden Snowbeauty Rose

Rosa 'Morden Snowbeauty'

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Morden Snowbeauty Rose (Rosa 'Morden Snowbeauty') at Eagle Lake Nurseries

Morden Snowbeauty Rose flowers

Morden Snowbeauty Rose flowers

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Height:  3 feet

Spread:  29 inches

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  3a

Group/Class:  Parkland Rose


A newer introduction which features an abundance of pretty semi-double white flowers held over glossy leaves all season long; compact mounded habit, hardy and resistant to disease, makes a dainty garden accent; needs full sun and well-drained soil

Ornamental Features

Morden Snowbeauty Rose is smothered in stunning white 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 deciduous foliage. The oval compound leaves turn yellow in fall. The spiny brick red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.

Landscape Attributes

Morden Snowbeauty 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 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;

  • Spiny

Morden Snowbeauty Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Morden Snowbeauty Rose will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 29 inches. 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.

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Massing  Screening  Garden 
Flowers  Bark 
Ornamental Features