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Angel Face Rose

Rosa 'Angel Face'

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Angel Face Rose (Rosa 'Angel Face') at Ashcombe Farm & Greenhouses

Rosa 'Angel Face' flowers

Rosa 'Angel Face' flowers

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Height:  3 feet

Spread:  3 feet

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  4b

Group/Class:  Floribunda Rose

Description:

Rich, large, lavender-purple colored and highly fragrant blooms that appear throughout the season on a low bushy shrub; well suited for landscaping, for containers, or a a flowering hedge

Ornamental Features

Angel Face Rose features showy fragrant lavender flowers with purple overtones at the ends of the branches from late spring to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has forest green foliage throughout the season. The glossy oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Angel Face Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. 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

Angel Face Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Angel Face 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 fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. 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 highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

 
 
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Characteristics
Massing  Screening  Garden 
Applications
Flowers  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features