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Hedge Rose vs Variegated Dogwood

Rosa rugosa x Rosa woodsii (Improved hybrid developed by PFRA)

Cornus alba argenteo-marginata

Hedge Rose
Variegated Dogwood

Hedge Rose is a long-lived, fast-growing shrub. It bears similar flowers to the Alberta Wild Rose. Birds will love its deep red rose hips. Hedge Rose will thrive in a wide variety of soils and is a tall rose forming a useful hedge.

Excellent for shelterbelts, ecobuffers, and wildlife habitat plantings. Continuous flowering makes it attractive to pollinators. Many song and game birds utilize this tree for food and habitat.

In use since the early 1900s, this hybrid was originally developed at the PFRA's Indian Head Agroforestry Center.

Variegated Dogwood is a small shrub that is often used in the first row of a shelterbelt, as a hedge, or for soil stabilization projects. It has the same distinctive red bark, white flowers, and berries as Red Osier Dogwood.

The key difference between the two is the leaves. Where Red Osier's leaves are green throughout, Variegated Dogwood has a white outline around each leaf, giving this shrub a distinctive look.

HEDGE ROSE QUICK FACTS

VARIEGATED DOGWOOD QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 2a
Zone: 3a
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Height: 2.7 m (9 ft)
Spread: 1.8 m (6 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Moisture: any
Moisture: any
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Flowers: pink or crimson
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Suckering: high
Suckering: medium

In row spacing: 0.3 m (1.0 ft)

Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)



Other Names: tatarian dogwood