Rose - Sir Thomas Lipton - Shrub
The Sir Thomas Lipton Rose, Rosa Hybrid Rugosa 'Sir Thomas Lipton', is a hybrid rugosa shrub rose with a vigorous, dense, upright, rounded habit.
Sir Thomas Lipton features fragrant, semi-double to double, pure white flowers (to 2.5" diameter) which bloom in June, with an intermittent repeat blooms throughout the summer.
It features leathery dark green wrinkled foliage. 'Rugosa' means wrinkled foliage.
Sir Thomas Lipton is best grown in medium moisture, slightly acidic, well-drained garden loams in full sun to part shade. Best flowering and disease resistance generally occur in full sun, however.
Water deeply and regularly (mornings are best). Avoid overhead watering.
Sir Thomas Lipton is an excellent plant for making a thick, impressive hedge. Its denseness creates an extraordinary screening rose!
It is deer resistant.
|Family||Rosa Hybrid Rugosa 'Sir Thomas Lipton'|
|Mature Height||5 to 8 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Flowering Date||June to frost|