||Height 6 to 8 feet. Spread to 4 feet. This new strain of Rosa Rugosa was developed by the USDA for salt spray tolerance, beach and sand dune stabilization and tolerance for hot, dry areas with poor soil conditions. This strain is also found to have excellent growth and survival rate, high level of insect and disease resistance and good fruit production. While it was developed for coastal sand erosion, ‘Sandy’ has many good qualities for residential use. Dark green foliage spring through fall, single white to purple flowers bloom most of the summer, followed by an abundance of bright orange to red rose hips. The flowers have a heavenly, sweet, rose scent. The berries attract birds, and the plants provide cover for birds and animals.
Height: 6-8 Feet
Spread: 4 Feet