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Westerland Rose

Rosa 'Westerland'

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Westerland Rose (Rosa 'Westerland') at Platt Hill Nursery

Westerland Rose flowers

Westerland Rose flowers

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Height:  7 feet

Spread:  4 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  4a

Group/Class:  Shrub Rose

Description:

A lovely, elegant variety with semi-double orange blooms with yellow on the reverse of the petals; perfect for the garden, along walks, or an informal hedge; all roses need full sun and well-drained soil

Ornamental Features

Westerland Rose features showy lightly-scented orange flowers with a yellow reverse at the ends of the branches from late spring to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has green foliage which emerges coppery-bronze in spring. The oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Westerland Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Spiny

Westerland Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

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

Planting & Growing

Westerland Rose will grow to be about 7 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. 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 
Ornamental Features

This Plant Finder tool is an online catalog representing many of the varieties that we carry over the course of the season, and is intended for informational purposes only. Inventory varies seasonally, so we cannot guarantee that every plant will be in stock at all times - please contact your nearest Platt Hill Nursery store for current availability. It does not include our entire inventory of plants, so be sure to visit us to see varieties that may not be represented on this list.