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'Poppius' rose Description
'Poppius' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
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HMF Ratings:
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Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Light pink Hybrid Spinosissima.
Origin:
Bred by Carl Stenberg (before 1872).
Class:
Hybrid Spinosissima.  
Bloom:
Light pink.  Mild fragrance.  Semi-double to double, borne mostly solitary, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Habit:
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).
Growing:
USDA zone 2b through 8b.  Very hardy.  shade tolerant.  
Notes:
The Swedish Rose Society recommends Poppius for northern Sweden.
Named after Gabriel Poppius, the director of the Swedish Academy of Agriculture.
 
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