A very hardy perennial, surviving frigid zone 3 winters and sweltering zone 9 summers alike. In most gardens it will begin flowering in midsummer and continue through the season, ceasing only when the weather turns chilly in fall.
bracteata hybrid raised in Growth vigorous, up tp or more. Flowers in clusters, continually produced after midsummer, with some scent. Not very hardy and cut down in cold winters. bracteata X a tea rose.