RoseFile Database

Little Gem - Moss Rose

Little Gem

Moss. Bred by Paul in UK in 1880.
Use:
 
Container, Border
Color:
 
Pink
Form:
 
Quartered
Fragrance:
 
Strong
Remontance:
 
None
Abundance:
 
Plentiful
Bloom Size:
 
Modest (2-4 in)
Cold Hardiness:
 
Zone 4 - 10
Height & Width:
 
3 ft x 2 ft
Recommendation:
 

Comments Classic Old Rose blossoms that are quartered, fragrant, and colored in cerise fading to rose adorn this plant in spring and fall. Moss covers all parts of the plant except flower petals and leaves. Botanica (p168) recommends it as a shrub of container plant.