The Oso Easy Paprika Shrub rose is thought to be one of the easiest roses in the world to grow. Now that says a lot for a rose!
The vibrant blooms display some unique shades of orange, coral and salmon.
These are very low growing shrub roses, reaching only 1-2' at most, making it the perfect rose to use for edging.
The lighter colored buds open to a rich red color that is tinted orange. Soon the whole flower is orange colored with shades of salmon and coral that streak down the petals. The open flowers show pretty gold stamens.
There is a light scent of Musk to the blooms.
The 2" single bloom form flowers simply cover the bush. 'Oso Easy Paprika' Shrub rose begins the show of blooms in late spring, and continues through summer, not stopping until a hard frost ends the show.
Type Shrub Rose
Hybridizer Bill Warner 1991
Blooms Shades of red, orange, coral and salmon on 2" single blooms.
Foliage Lush, bright green foliage
Fragrance subtle scent
Growth Habits Vigorous growing, well branched bush grows only 1-2' wide and wide
Hardy Zones 4-9
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Besides the very pretty flowers, and the ease in which it grows, this is one of the most disease resistant rose bush you will find! It resists both black-spot and powdery mildew.
It remains healthy through all types of weather, including heat, humidity and rain.
The 'Oso Easy Paprika' Shrub rose makes a beautiful plant for the landscape. It is beautiful through all the seasons. In spring the leaves emerge bright red, then the ever changing bloom color continues all summer, right through the fall, until the bush is covered with bright red rose hips.
It is a magnet for Butterflies, attracting lots of them to the garden.
Best Uses for this rose; Garden, border, edging plant, containers.