My Hero Rose

My Hero

My Hero is a bushy shrub rose that grows to a height of 2-3 feet and width of 2 feet.  It has a mild fragrance and is hardy to zone 3.  It prefers full sun. The blooms start off red, but age to a cherry pink.  The double blooms are are 2-3 inches wide with 16-25 petals.  It is disease-resistant. My hero is available commercially, but can be a challenge to find.

Peninsula Park Rose Garden has My Hero on display in bed #30 on the hillside in the southwest corner of the garden.