Moje Hammarberg

Type: Rugosa

An excellent, although not widely known, rugosa. Large, violet-crimson, double blooms with wonderfully strong fragrance. Like many rugosas this one will produce both hips and blooms together in late summer. Rose hips are sometimes referred to as the fruit of the rose and this is very true in the instance. Its edible hips are very large and purplish in color and Louise says that are quite tasty, much like plums. Repeat blooming and hardy zones 3-9.

Availability: In stock

$38.00
(Gallon Pot)

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Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU RU926
Alternate Name(s) No
Specifc ARS Score No
Bloom Type Double
Breeder Code No
Characteristics Winter Hardy
Specific Color Violet Purple
Country of Origin Sweden
Fragrance Very Fragrant
Hardiness Zone(s) 3 (-40° to -30°), 4 (-30° to -20°), 5 (-20° to -10°), 6 (-10° to 0°), 7 (0° to 10°), 8 (10° to 20°), 9 (20° to 30°), 10 (30° to 40°)
Patent # No
Rebloom Repeat Blooming
Shade Tolerant No
Approximate Size 4'x4'
Year 1931

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Customer Reviews (2)

Large clusters of blooms AND rose hips!Review by Sarah
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I look for hardy roses that are continually in bloom and fragrant. Check

Also looking for roses that produce large tasty rose hips. Check.

Stumbled across the description for Moje Hammarberg while I was looking through the rugosa roses. Purported to fruit with large hips that taste like plums! I counted 21 potential rose hips on the shrub in my garden this morning in one bloom cluster! Looking forward to next season's harvest!

This is a beautiful, hardy rose that produces some of the most nutritious and delicious fruit on earth. (Posted on 9/14/2017)
My First Rose BushReview by NannyP
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I have grown this rose or seen this rose growing for 75 years. I live in Zone 5 - southern New Hampshire - and ever since I was a 4 years old, I remember this rose growing beside
my great grandmother's kitchen steps. I have cuttings growing in my own yard now and
I have given many cuttings to friends and family. It is extremely hardy, has a lovely vase
growing form, and constantly blooms from June to October. (Posted on 11/30/2016)

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