'Poppius' rose Description
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Light pink Hybrid Spinosissima.
Light pink. Mild fragrance. Semi-double to double, borne mostly solitary, cupped-to-flat bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Spreading, suckers on its own roots. Matte, medium green foliage. 3 to 7 leaflets.
Height of 39" to 9' 10" (100 to 300 cm). Width of up to 8' 2" (up to 250 cm).
USDA zone 2b through 8b. Very hardy. shade tolerant.
The Swedish Rose Society recommends Poppius for northern Sweden.
Named after Gabriel Poppius, the director of the Swedish Academy of Agriculture.