Therese Bugnet Shrub Rose

Rosa 'Therese Bugnet'

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Therese Bugnet Shrub Rose (Rosa 'Therese Bugnet') at Millcreek Nursery Ltd

Therese Bugnet Shrub Rose flowers

Therese Bugnet Shrub Rose flowers

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Therese Bugnet Shrub Rose (Rosa 'Therese Bugnet') at Millcreek Nursery Ltd

Therese Bugnet Shrub Rose in bloom

Therese Bugnet Shrub Rose in bloom

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Height:  5 feet

Spread:  4 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  2a

Group/Class:  Shrub Rose


Considered by many to be the most hardy garden rose, this imposing specimen is smothered in sweetly fragranted, large double deep pink flowers throughout the summer; an upright habit; disease resistant; needs full sun and well-drained soil.

Ornamental Features

Therese Bugnet Shrub Rose features showy fragrant pink flowers with lavender overtones at the ends of the branches from late spring to late summer, which emerge from distinctive red flower buds. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green deciduous foliage. The oval compound leaves turn an outstanding red in the fall. The fruits are showy red hips displayed from mid to late fall. The spiny cherry red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.

Landscape Attributes

Therese Bugnet Shrub 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 is a high maintenance shrub that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Therese Bugnet Shrub Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Therese Bugnet Shrub Rose will grow to be about 5 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
Massing  Screening  Garden 
Flowers  Fruit  Fall Color  Bark 
Ornamental Features