The Fairy (Dwarf Shrub Rose)

the fairy
Name: The Fairy
Height: 2-4′
Width/Spread: 4′
Light: Sun
Evergreen/Deciduous: SE
Seasonal Interest: Spring to frost
Color/Feature: Small, double, light pink blossoms. May turn blush white during intense heat. Small, shiny, very attractive foliage.
EarthKindTM: Polyantha
Maintenance: Prune back by 1/3 in late winter; remove spent blooms to encourage repeat blooms.
Botanical Name

& Comments:

Rosa ‘The Fairy’
Introduced in 1932. Bushy, compact, short, rounded, slightly cascading. Blooms are not fragrant. Flowers have a 20-30 petal count. A perfect rose for containers. Can act as a border to cascade over front edge of a landscape bed.

 

Learn about other water-wise roses for Lubbock County, courtesy of Lubbock Master Gardener Association.

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