Rugosa roses are known for their intense fragrance. Even so (Rosa rugosa "Roseraie de l' Hay") is the most fragrant. The flowers are bright fuchsia with distinct yellow stamens. The roses bloom continually all summer long. The flowers appear on a 4-to-6 foot shrub which has shiny, crinkled foliage.
About the Author
Marci Degman has been a landscape designer and horticulture writer since 1997. She has an Associate of Applied Science in landscape technology and landscape design from Portland Community College. Degman writes a newspaper column for the "Hillsboro Argus" and radio tips for KUIK. Her teaching experience for Portland Community College has set the pace for her to write online instructional articles.