Rosa rugosa – Dog Rose

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Rosa rugosa – Dog Rose Hedging

Rosa rugosa - Dog Rose Plants - We can supply, plants & all aspects of hedging including box hedging within the Chichester Winchester Tangmere Bognor Portsmouth Bournemouth Guildford Andover Southampton Brighton West Sussex Hampshire Surrey Dorset New Forest Greater London Wiltshire areas

Rosa rugosa – Dog Rose – Pot Grown

Botanical Name Common Name Sizes Supplied Item Price (£) + VAT Pot
Rosa rugosa Dog Rose 20-40cm POA 2ltr
Rosa rugosa Dog Rose 40-60cm POA 2ltr

Rosa rugosa – Dog Rose – Bare Root & Root Ball

Botanical Name Common Name Sizes Supplied Item Price (£) + VAT Type
Rosa rugosa Dog Rose 60-80cm 0.80 BR

Key: BR = Bare Root | (Available November to March – Min Order 50 no. )

Details / Key Facts

Rosa rugosa – Dog Rose – a tough, tolerant and fast growing, the sprawling stems of this native rose will form a thick impenetrable hedge in record time. The pink-flushed, white flowers have a lovely scent and appear throughout summer. As they fade, glossy red fruits (hips) form, which add interest well into autumn. A wonderful addition to a wildlife-friendly garden as the hips are very attractive to birds.

Key Facts

  • Common name: Dog Rose
  • Botanical name: Rosa rugosa
  • Group: Hedge 
  • Flowering time: Summer
  • Soil: Clay, Loam, Sand, Chalk
  • Height and spread: 1-1.5 metres and 1-1.5 metres
  • Aspect: South-facing or West-facing or East-facing. Full Sun or Part Shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Difficulty: Easy


Native Mixed hedging is traditionally made up of 50% hawthorn & blackthorn, with remaining 50% split between the other varieties.

Minimum order 50 plants of each variety.

Recommend 5 plants per metre in a double staggered row.

How To Grow

Langley Horticulture recommend 5 plants per metre in a double staggered row. Grow in full sun with fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil. For best flowering apply a balanced fertiliser and mulch in late winter or early spring and a balanced fertiliser again in early summer. Tolerant of poor soil and shade; suitable for hedging.

Propagate by hardwood cuttings in autumn or by chip budding in summer

Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Hedging & Screens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Wildlife Gardens

Rosa can be deciduous or semi-evergreen shrubs or scrambling climbers, with usually thorny stems bearing pinnate leaves and solitary or clustered, 5-petalled flowers followed by showy red or purple fruits

Horticultural Group
Rugosa roses are upright shrubs with very prickly stems bearing handsome, glossy, wrinkled foliage and fragrant, single or semi-double flowers in summer and autumn, often followed by large, tomato-like red hips

Further Information
‘Rubra’ is a vigorous medium-sized shrub with prickly stems and glossy, strongly veined leaves turning yellow in autumn. Fragrant, single, deep magenta-pink flowers 9cm wide are fragrant in summer and autumn are followed by large scarlet hips


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