Does well for me in 2 Vermont locations. I've had for 3 years, and it keeps getting bigger & better. Keeps blooms through most of the summer. Love it!
Oso Easy® Fragrant Spreader Rose Rosa x
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Abundant, fragrant summer flowers. Excellent for covering large areas. Does not need pruning or spraying. Disease resistant. Easy to grow. Very fragrant.Fragrant FlowerContinuous Bloom or RebloomerLong BloomingHeat TolerantDeadheading Not NecessarySalt TolerantAttracts:Butterflies
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:12 - 24 InchesSpacing:60 - 72 InchesSpread:48 - 60 InchesFlower Colors:PinkFlower Shade:PinkFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:Dark GreenHabit:SpreadingContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).Maintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:New WoodBloom Time:Mid SummerBloom Time:Late SummerBloom Time:Early FallHardiness Zones:3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9bWater Category:AverageUses:LandscapeUses:Lawn SubstituteUses:Mass PlantingUses Notes:
Great for rose gardens, banks, slopes, and other difficult to cover sites.Maintenance Notes:
Blooms early summer to frost. Likes well drained, moist soil but is tolerant of most soil conditions. Moderate to fast growth habit. This rose does not need to be sprayed like many other rose varieties. This variety is not suitable for small gardens. It is a landscaping rose for covering large areas. Fertilization will help increase blooming. Apply a controlled release fertilizer in early spring. Pruning is usually not needed, but may be trimmed in spring.
Looking for a rose that's a bit of a rebel? Check out Oso Easy Fragrant Spreader: no spraying, no deadheading, and tons of fragrant pink flowers all season long.
The plant will spread out to almost five feet across, making it ideal for covering large areas such as banks and slopes. This rose does not need to be sprayed like many other rose varieties, and does not need pruning.
This river of fragrance will impress you for weeks! Fragrant Spreader's soft pink, single flowers are abundant and highly fragrant. The plant will spread out to almost five feet across, making it ideal for covering large areas. It's perfect for banks and slopes. This rose does not need to be sprayed like many other rose varieties, and does not need pruning.
The glossy green foliage remains free of disease, and complements the bright flower color.
Gardening How-To Magazine listed Oso Easy Fragrant Spreader as one of the hot new roses for 2008.Oso Easy® Fragrant Spreader Rosa x 'Chewground' USPP 15,981
53423231Browse reviews from people who have grown this plant.
Steve Justis, Vermont, United States, 5 years ago
This plant grew like crazy the first year. When March came and the snows melted this plant was green with leaves and buds. This is a great ground cover.Matthew.Carman, Iowa, United States, 12 years ago
I would give it a 5 but this rose has some pretty heavy duty thornsRussell Studebaker, Washington, United States, 12 years ago