Rosa 'Screaming Neon Red' flowers
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Height: 4 feet
Spread: 4 feet
Hardiness Zone: 4a
Group/Class: Easy Elegance Rose
A supremely hardy rose producing intensely red single flowers with white-pink flares at the base of the petals blooms in flushes throughout the summer; extremely disease resistant; makes a hot accent for the garden
Screaming Neon Red Rose features showy red flowers with gold eyes at the ends of the branches from late spring to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage edged in dark red which emerges red in spring. The glossy oval compound leaves turn burgundy in fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Screaming Neon Red 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. It is a good choice for attracting bees to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;
Screaming Neon Red Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;
Planting & Growing
Screaming Neon Red Rose will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 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.