Father Hugos rose profile

Written by Maggie

Mar 24 2021

Father Hugos rose profile

Father Hugo's Rose is a dwarf shrub, and it is an excellent new ornamental tree in the garden. Father Hugo's Rose has high ornamental and economic value, and can also be used as medicine. Father Hugo's Rose represents the eternal smile. Hillside facing the sun, forest edge thickets, 600-2300 meters above sea level. Father Hugo's Rose is positive, cold resistant, drought resistant.  

Father Hugo's rose picture

Father Hugo's rose

Father Hugo's rose morphological characteristics

Father Hugo's Rose is a dwarf shrub, about 2.5 meters tall; Branches are stout, often arched; Branchlets are cylindrical, glabrous, prickles flat, often mixed with fine acupuncture. Father Hugo's rose has 5-13 leaflets, including petioles 4-8 cm long; Leaves are ovate, elliptic, or obovate, 8-20 mm long, 5-12 mm wide, apex obtuse or acute, margin sharply serrate, glabrous on both sides, upper midrib sinkage, lower midrib protruding; Stipules of Father Hugo's rose are long and narrow, mostly attached to the petiole, the free part is very short, auricular, glabrous, the edge has sparse glandular hair.Flowers solitary in leaf axils, bracteate; Pedicels are 1 -- 2 cm long, glabrous; Flowers of Father Hugo's rose are 4-5.5 cm in diameter; Calyx tube, sepals glabrous outside, sepals lanceolate, apex acuminate, entire, with conspicuous midvein, inner surface sparsely pubescent; Petals of Father Hugo's rose are yellow, broadly obovate, apex concave, base broadly cuneate; Stamens of Father Hugo's rose are numerous, with birth in the altar-shaped calyx around the tube mouth; Style is free, white villous, slightly projecting outside the calyx tube, shorter than the stamens. Fruit of Father Hugo's rose is oblate, 12-15 mm in diam., purplish red to blackish-brown, glabrous, lustrous, sepals persistent reflexed.  

Father Hugo's rose growth habit

Hugo rose grows at hillside facing the sun, cup side shrub, 600-2300 meters above sea level. 

Father Hugo's rose economic value


In fact, there are more kinds, varieties and varieties of Hugo rose than the above, and the names of different places are not consistent. The commonly called Father Hugo's Rose is just a generic name for this kind of flower. The flowers are milky white, light yellow, golden, pink, bright red, purple and black. Large and small flowers, double or single, but clustered on the tops of the crests, are bright in color and fragrant in scent. Branches into a semi-climbing shape, can climb into various forms according to the frame, appropriate layout in the flower frame, flower case, yuanmen, wall and other places, summer flowers and luxuriant leaves, there is a "dense green leaves, purplish red Jin Zhang" scenery, can also be controlled into a small shrubs, cultivation for potted flowers. Some varieties can be bred for cut flowers. Father Hugo's Rose is full of flowers and red fruits. Father Hugo's rose is an important ornamental plant. In the garden, often with other species of the same genus, or other vine flowers and trees are configured for flower racks, flower grids, green corridors, green pavilions, can complement each other. 


Father Hugo's rose roots and leaves: analgesic and convergent. The petals can be extracted from the precious aromatic oil.

Father Hugo's rose

How to propagate father Hugo's rose

Father Hugo's Rose is a strong man, not a soil lover, hardy to cold and drought, not divided north and south, and home everywhere. Propagation generally using cuttings, as long as the shade and keep wet, the survival rate of more than 90%. You can also press the vine branches into the soil during the growing season, cut them off after taking root and plant them again. Grafting or seeding is sometimes used. 

How to grow and care for father Hugo's rose

Watering and fertilizer

Father Hugo's rose likes moisture but is afraid of moisture to avoid waterlogging. From germination to flowering, more water should be poured to ensure that the soil is moist but not waterlogged. Water should not be watered too much after flower, and the soil should be wet when it is dry.

Father Hugo rose likes fertilizer and is resistant to infertility. In spring, it can apply liquid fertilizer with nitrogen for once or twice to promote the growth of branches and leaves. In spring, it can apply fertilizer with phosphorus and potassium for two or three times to promote the multiple fertility of buds and more flowering .Father Hugo's Rose is a positive flower. It likes warmth and is also cold-resistant. It can live outdoors safely in North China and the south of China. 

Training clip

Father Hugo rose has strong germination and flourish growth. If it is not pruned in time, diseases and insect pests are likely to occur under the conditions of sultry, humid, insufficient light and poor ventilation. Therefore, a pruning should be done after the flower. During pruning, you can choose the current year semi-lignified robust cuttings, placed father Hugo's rose in the half shade, the next spring after the survival of transplanting, or in the early spring before the germination, the root of the budding shoots with roots cut off another plant. 

Prevention and control of diseases and pests of father Hugo's rose

Under the conditions of heavy rain, humidity, poor ventilation and poor sunshine, Father Hugo rose is prone to powdery mildew. Once found, the infected branches should be cut off and destroyed to avoid infection, and low-concentration pomegranate mixture, Bordeaux liquid and putin solution should be sprayed to prevent the spread of the disease.

Father Hugo's rose