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Scarlet Meidiland Rose

Rosa 'Scarlet Meidiland'

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Scarlet Meidiland Rose (Rosa 'Scarlet Meidiland') at Ritchie Feed & Seed Inc.

Scarlet Meidiland Rose flowers

Scarlet Meidiland Rose flowers

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Height:  24 inches

Spread:  3 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  4a

Group/Class:  Meidiland Rose

Description:

This magnificent beauuty is covered in beautiful double scarlet-red flowers in early summer, repeat-blooming, on a compact, mounded habit, resistant to disease; a profuse bloomer for the shrub border; needs full sun and well-drained soil

Ornamental Features

Scarlet Meidiland Rose is draped in stunning lightly-scented scarlet flowers 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 fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Scarlet Meidiland Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. 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;

  • Disease
  • Spiny

Scarlet Meidiland Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Border Edging
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover
  • Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Scarlet Meidiland Rose will grow to be about 24 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. 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.

Scarlet Meidiland Rose makes a fine choice for the outdoor landscape, but it is also well-suited for use in outdoor pots and containers. It can be used either as 'filler' or as a 'thriller' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination, depending on the height and form of the other plants used in the container planting. Note that when grown in a container, it may not perform exactly as indicated on the tag - this is to be expected. Also note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden. Be aware that in our climate, most plants cannot be expected to survive the winter if left in containers outdoors, and this plant is no exception. Contact our store for more information on how to protect it over the winter months.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Massing  Edging  Garden  Groundcover  Container 
Applications
Flowers  Bark 
Ornamental Features