~ Elvis Presley
This rose has many other fabulous traits-- elegant dark buds, unique (amazing to me) fleurs (they are small about an inch + across), extraordinary hips that color from deep maroon to burnished orange.
So why did I pull RG out of my jardin? After a decade or so, it just wasn't happy enough and I lost patience. Observing constant die-back did me in, but I treasure these pictures and I'm glad I know her. When happy this once-blooming shrub can reach 8' x 8' and more.
Rosa glauca fans, tell me how your shrub behaves.