Rosa rugosa 'Henry Hudson' | Fine Gardening - Hardy to Zone 3, Height:4ft., Repeater - white with pink hue; double and cupped when open; nice fragrance; very low (3ft x 3ft); tough, deep green foliage; suitable as a low bedding plant; very healthy
Rugosa Rose "Blanc Double de Coubert" should be in every garden. Its brilliant moss-green foliage would be quite satisfying even did it not flower intermittently from May until October. The flowers are chalk white, their petals silky and almost transparent and they have a deliciously pungent sweet scent of their own kind.
Rosa rugosa 'Purple Pavement' - white version too, Z2, full sun only | Fine Gardening: 'Purple Pavement' has large, ruffled blossoms with a purple-red color and strong fragrance. In the fall, the blossoms give way to large, handsome hips, and the foliage turns from green to shades of yellow and maroon. This shapely shrub with dependable repeat bloom it is especially good for a late display, when the hips appear alongside fall asters and other perennials with assertive autumn colors.