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Midnight Blue Rose*

Rosa 'Midnight Blue'

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Midnight Blue Rose (Rosa 'Midnight Blue') at Squak Mountain Nursery

Midnight Blue Rose flowers

Midnight Blue Rose flowers

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Midnight Blue Rose (Rosa 'Midnight Blue') at Squak Mountain Nursery

Midnight Blue Rose in bloom

Midnight Blue Rose in bloom

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

Height:  3 feet

Spread:  3 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  6

Group/Class:  Shrub Rose

Description:

This stunning variety has unique velvety dark purple blooms grouped in clusters throughout the summer; the garden air and beyond is filled with a strong spicy frangrance; traditional looking blooms are lovely as cut flowers; highly disease resistant

Ornamental Features

Midnight Blue Rose is bathed in stunning fragrant deep purple flowers along the branches from late spring to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has green foliage throughout the season. The oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Midnight Blue Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a mounded 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 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;

  • Spiny

Midnight Blue Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Midnight Blue Rose will grow to be about 3 feet 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 medium 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.

 

* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Massing  Screening  Garden 
Applications
Flowers  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features

Disclaimer - This Plant Finder tool is an online resource representing many of the varieties that we carry over the course of the season, and is intended for informational purposes only. Inventory varies seasonally, so we cannot guarantee that every plant will be in stock at all times - please contact the store directly for availability. It does not include our entire inventory of plants, so be sure to visit our store to see varieties that may not be represented on this list.