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DESCRIPTION: Parkland series (1980). Clusters of large sized, pink, fragrant double flowers with up to 40 petals borne over dark glossy green disease resistant foliage. Hardy shrub rose with recurrent bloom through summer and fall. Introduced by Morden Research Station; Manitoba, Canada. A real show-stopper garden shrub.
BOTANICAL NAME: Rosa x 'Morden Centennial' (Parkland Series)
AVERAGE MATURE HEIGHT: 1.25 Meters
AVERAGE MATURE SPREAD: 1.25 Meters
SUN EXPOSURE: Full sun
FLOWER COLOUR: Pink
FLOWERING TIME: Early summer until frost
FOLIAGE COLOUR: Dark green
COLD HARDINESS: Zone 3 ( Should survive up to -39.9° Celsius )
WATER NEEDS: Average to dry - Prefers well-drained soil
OTHER FEATURES: Attracts Butterflies, Cut Flower, Fragrant
Morden Centennial Rose is covered in stunning lightly-scented hot pink 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 red hips displayed from mid to late fall. The spiny brick red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.
Morden Centennial 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:
Morden Centennial Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications:
Planting & Growing
Morden Centennial Rose will grow to be about 5 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, 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.
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