Austrian Copper Rose

Rosa foetida bicolor

Plant Details:

Plant Type: Shrub
Plant Family: Rosaceae
Plant Description: A hardy spreading shrub rose with vivid, pungent, single orange-red flowers with a yellow reverse. Blooms during early summer. Grows vigorously and his very winter hardy. Will spread by sending up underground shoots. Extreme pruning will limit blossoms.
Plant Care: Prune regularly to promote health, provide air circulation, maintain a desirable shape, and to remove dead or damaged branches. Pruning is best done in late-winter to early spring for most trees and late-spring for spring blooming shrubs. When pruning, remove 1/3rd of the oldest branches by cutting at the base of the shrub. Monitor for pests, diseases or other ailments on a regular basis.

Plant Attributes:

Hardiness Zone: 4 to 9
Mature Size: 5-7' high and wide
Utah Native: No
Salt Tolerant: No
Deer Resistant: No
Pollinator Friendly: No
Foliage Interest: No
Localscapes: Foundation Plant, Perimeter Plant
Color: Yellow
Bloom Season: Early Summer
Bloom Period: Jun - Jul

Plant Needs:

Light Requirement: Sun
Irrigation Requirement:     Low

Garden Location:

  • Design Path
    • Design Ideas-West
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter