22 July 2021
Rosa JAM-A-LICIOUS ‘Spekjam’
Rosa JAM-A-LICIOUS® ‘Spekjam’ PBR
A dense shrub with a compact habit, blooming profusely and bearing fruit also when grown in containers. The variety belongs to the Hybrid-Rugosa group, obtained as a result of crossing R. rugosa with R. virginiana. One-year shoots almost without thorns, young leaves are light green. Intensive pink flowers, light pink in highly sunny positions. It blooms in June and July. Spherical, flattened fruits ripen in August and September, becoming a scarlet red color. Potential for use in processing - making jams or preserves. The variety is easy to cultivate, fully frost-resistant, tolerates difficult habitat conditions, and due to its compact habit, features a wide range of applications in home gardens, plots, urban and housing estate greenery. The shrubs become exceptionally ornamental in autumn, when the bright red fruits stand out against the background of darkening leaves.
Breeder: Spek Rose Breeding International B.V., The Netherlands
Market launch: 2020