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Love At First Sight™ Rose

Rosa 'WEKmedatasy'

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Love At First Sight Rose (Rosa 'WEKmedatasy') at Roger's Gardens

Love At First Sight™ Rose flowers

Love At First Sight™ Rose flowers

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Height:  3 feet

Spread:  3 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  4b

Group/Class:  Hybrid Tea Rose

Brand:  Weeks Roses

Description:

Passionate color will capture your heart with these high centered blooms of deep red with contrasting white petal reverses; dark green, glossy foliage on this compact variety is highly disease resistant; blooms have a light scent to attract pollinators

Ornamental Features

Love At First Sight™ Rose features showy lightly-scented red flowers with a white reverse at the ends of the branches from late spring to early fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The glossy oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruits are showy red hips displayed in late fall.

Landscape Attributes

Love At First Sight™ 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 and butterflies to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Spiny

Love At First Sight™ Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Love At First Sight™ 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 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.

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