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Paprika rose

Fact sheet: OSO Easy® Paprika Rose

 

Starting out as a beautiful paprika and fading to coral with gold in the center, this rose will make you happy from summer to frost. This beautiful plant has the habit, flower color and disease resistance that any rose lover is looking for. This rose does not need to be sprayed like many other rose varieties. Only reaching about 12 to 24 inches, it is ideal for the residential landscape.

The benefit of Oso Easy™ rose series is that these plants are extremely disease resistance. The green glossy disease free foliage complements the bright flower color.

Features

Abundant spicy orange summer flowers. Excellent specimen or mass planting. Does not need spraying or pruning. Highly disease resistant. No spraying needed. Reblooms.

• Deadheading Not Necessary
• Landscape Plant
• Low Maintenance

Ornamental Characteristics

Flower Color: Orange

Foliage Color: Dark Green

Garden Height: 12 – 24″; Medium

Spacing: 36 – 48″

Habit: Mounded

Container Plant Style: This rose is a great filler.

Plant Needs

Type: Deciduous shrub

Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Fall

Zones: Hardy in zones 3 – 9

Hardy Temp: -20°F (-29°C)

Exposure: Full sun

Water Needs: Normal

Maintenance:Easy

Uses: Landscapes and containers

Perfect for mixed borders and beds. It is small enough to plant near walkways and other tight spots. If grown as a container plant, plant in the ground in fall.

Growing Tips

Prefers moist, well-drained, loose soil. Moderate to fast growth habit. This rose does not need to be sprayed like many other rose varieties. Heavy pruning is not needed but the plant may be pruned to shape in spring.  Heavy fertilization will help increase blooming. Apply a controlled release fertilizer in spring.

Planted in Nassau County Extension Demonstration Garden