Rosa rugosa is a cold-tolerant, disease-resistant rose shrub native to Japan, Korea and China. The Blanc Double de Coubert and Alba Rosa rugosa hybrids have dark green leaves that turn yellow in the fall.
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A freelance writer, Judy Wolfe has owned Prose for the Pros, a freelance writing business, since 2006. She's been an inveterate traveler since 1961 and draws on her travel experiences to provide articles for such websites as Chincoteague Island Vacations and Berlin Dude. Wolfe holds a Bachelor of Arts in literature from California State University at Pomona.