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Royal Occasion Rose

Rosa 'Royal Occasion'

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Royal Occasion Rose (Rosa 'Royal Occasion') at Satellite Garden Centre

Royal Occasion Rose flowers

Royal Occasion Rose flowers

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Height:  30 inches

Spread:  30 inches

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  5

Other Names:  Montana Rose

Group/Class:  Floribunda Rose

Description:

Attractive red blooms that have a mild scent, set on dense, disease resistant foliage that is a beautiful dark green and provides excellent contrast; great for smaller garden areas, containers, or as groundcover

Ornamental Features

Royal Occasion Rose is blanketed in stunning lightly-scented scarlet flowers at the ends of the branches from late spring to early fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The glossy oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall colour. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Royal Occasion 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

Royal Occasion Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover

Planting & Growing

Royal Occasion Rose will grow to be about 30 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 30 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 30 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 highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Massing  Screening  Garden  Groundcover 
Applications
Flowers 
Ornamental Features