An attractive dark red groundcover rose with excellent resistance to disease. Excellent ability to rebloom and continues blooming well into the fall. This is a more vigorous variety that is winter hardy to zone 4 and heat tolerant. Fertilize in spring with slow-release fertilizer for best bloom performance.
Blooms tend to occur in clusters beginning in Spring and rebloom through Fall. Expect these flowers to emanate a mild rosy fragrance as well. They’re quite popular with pollinators, as well as cut flower fans.
The foliage is semi-evergreen to deciduous, meaning that it will fall off in winter and flush back in spring. New growth emerges copper-red and matures to a lush dark-green. Overall, this plant has a notably low mounding/spreading growth habit, rich with glossy foliage.
Reaches a mature size of 2.5–3′ H x 3–4′ W, with only minor maintenance required each year.
Use this variety as a specimen, container plant, hedge, or mass planting.
Grows in USDA Zones 4-11, down to -30° when fully established.
Plant in Full Sun for maximum foliage and bloom potential.
The It’s A Breeze™ Groundcover Rose grows well in rich garden soil with good drainage. Furthermore, it tolerates a wide soil pH range.
Water your new plantings deeply 2-3 times per week to help establish deep root systems. During dry spells, provide water more frequently.
Fertilize with a slow-release rose fertilizer in spring to kick off your year with loads of new growth and bountiful blooms.
Prune back by 1/3 in late-winter/early spring to promote compact, healthy growth.
Space Your It’s A Breeze™ Rose 1-2 feet apart for a seamless planting. Otherwise, Plant your plants 3+ feet apart to leave space between shrubs.