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'Rosa abyssinica R.Br. ex Lindl.' rose Description
'<I>R. abyssinica</I>' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Don H
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
26 favorite votes.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Species.
Exhibition name: R. abyssinica
Class:
Species / Wild.  
Bloom:
White or white blend.  Strong, clove, rose fragrance.  Single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Habit:
Tall, climbing.  Large foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Produces decorative hips.  
Ploidy:
Diploid
Parentage:
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Notes:
Rosa abyssinica R. Br. 1814, native to Yeman, Ethiopia, and Somalia. Section Synstylae.
Enrique writes: The only known plant I know that exists right now is growing at Santa Clara University. It is growing on and surrounded by a giant trellis and is the size of a tree. The intersection is at Franklin Street and Lafayette Street, and it is on Palm Drive. It is close to the Spanish church. You can read about it in the 1987 ARS article written by Dr. Robert Basye-- the guy who created 'Basye's Amphidiploid' from this rose and R. rugosa.
 
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