The Drift Rose Pink is a versatile and eye-catching shrub for any garden enthusiast. It is an evergreen flowering shrub that blooms in early spring with deep pink flowers and blooms continuously through summer until the first frost. This drought-tolerant shrub is remarkably hardy, surviving temperatures as low as -20 degrees F. The Drift Rose Pink is a low-maintenance shrub, requiring minimal pruning, and tolerating a wide variety of soil types and conditions. The rose-like foliage is a glossy, vibrant green, with occasional deep magenta highlights in cooler temperatures.
This low-growing shrub has a dense, spreading habit and reaches up to three feet in height and width. The Drift Rose Pink is ideal for mass plantings, hedges, and borders, and can be used in both formal and informal gardens. It is also suitable for container gardening, as well as rock gardens. Plant in full sun to partial shade for best results.
The Drift Rose Pink is hardy in USDA Hardiness Zones 5 to 9 and prefers consistently moist soil, but is quite drought tolerant once established. It is fairly disease and pest resistant, and generally requires no additional fertilizers or pesticides. Deadhead spent blooms to encourage continuous blooming and to maintain a neat appearance. With its long bloom period and attractive foliage, the Drift Rose Pink is an ideal choice for any garden.