Westerland Rose features showy lightly-scented orange flowers with a yellow reverse at the ends of the branches from late spring to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has green deciduous foliage which emerges coppery-bronze in spring. The oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color.
Westerland Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.
This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;
Westerland Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- General Garden Use
Westerland Rose will grow to be about 7 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.
This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.