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Rosa – Oso Easy® Fragrant Spreader

Garden Height
12 - 24
Spacing
60 - 72
Spread
48 - 60
Habit
Spreading
Container Role
Thriller
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
Pink
Light Level
Sun
Proven Winners

Looking for a rose that's a bit of a rebel?  Check out Oso Easy Fragrant Spreader: no spraying, no deadheading, and tons of fragrant pink flowers all season long. 

The plant will spread out to almost five feet across, making it ideal for covering large areas such as banks and slopes. This rose does not need to be sprayed like many other rose varieties, and does not need pruning.

This river of fragrance will impress you for weeks! Fragrant Spreader's soft pink, single flowers are abundant and highly fragrant. The plant will spread out to almost five feet across, making it ideal for covering large areas. It's perfect for banks and slopes. This rose does not need to be sprayed like many other rose varieties, and does not need pruning.

The glossy green foliage remains free of disease, and complements the bright flower color.

Gardening How-To Magazine listed Oso Easy Fragrant Spreader as one of the hot new roses for 2008.

Features

Looking for a rose that's a bit of a rebel?  Check out Oso Easy Fragrant Spreader: no spraying, no deadheading, and tons of fragrant pink flowers all season long. 

The plant will spread out to almost five feet across, making it ideal for covering large areas such as banks and slopes. This rose does not need to be sprayed like many other rose varieties, and does not need pruning.

This river of fragrance will impress you for weeks! Fragrant Spreader's soft pink, single flowers are abundant and highly fragrant. The plant will spread out to almost five feet across, making it ideal for covering large areas. It's perfect for banks and slopes. This rose does not need to be sprayed like many other rose varieties, and does not need pruning.

The glossy green foliage remains free of disease, and complements the bright flower color.

Gardening How-To Magazine listed Oso Easy Fragrant Spreader as one of the hot new roses for 2008.

Attracts: Butterflies

Continuous Re-Bloom

Dead-Heading Not Necessary

Fragrant Flower

Heat Tolerant

Long Blooming

Salt Tolerant

Maintenance Notes

Blooms early summer to frost. Likes well drained, moist soil but is tolerant of most soil conditions. Moderate to fast growth habit. This rose does not need to be sprayed like many other rose varieties. This variety is not suitable for small gardens. It is a landscaping rose for covering large areas. Fertilization will help increase blooming. Apply a controlled release fertilizer in early spring. Pruning is usually not needed, but may be trimmed in spring.

Uses Notes

Great for rose gardens, banks, slopes, and other difficult to cover sites.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Blooms On New Wood

Bloom Time

Flower Form Landscape, Lawn Substitute, Mass Planting

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 1.5

Fertilization 150 - 300

Light Requirements High

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 60 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information
Spring to Fall Finish, 1 ppp

Pinching and Growth Regulators
Fragrant Spreader will need additional pruning due to vigorous spreading growth. Paprika and Peachy Cream need less pruning.

Pest and Disease Management
General Pest and Disease practices as listed in the notes. Aphids can be a problem. Spider Mites can be problematic so scout and treat as needed.

Grower Tips
Heavier feed will increase bloom. They will bloom through summer and into fall. -Self Cleaning. -leaf spot resistant. The Oso Easy® Italian Ice’s orange buds open to soft yellow flowers melting into pink blushed margins. The soft flower color is set off nicely by its dark green, glossy foliage, a combination with lots of impulse appeal. Flowers are semi-doubled with 24-30 petals per bloom. This self-cleaning rose has excellent disease-resistance, abundant flowers and a nice habit. The Oso Easy® Lemon Zest’s canary yellow flowers do not fade to white and really light up against the glossy green foliage. It is free-flowering, producing lots of buds which open to self-cleaning flowers. Excellent disease-resistance. The Oso Easy® Pink Cupcake is a delicious shade of pink, with a touch of coral. Large flowers pop against the glossy green leaves. The clean, disease-resistant foliage has reddish new growth. Look for up to 20 petals on each flower on this floriferous rose.