'R. moyesii' rose Description
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Medium red Species.
Exhibition name: R. moyesii
Red. 5 petals. Average diameter 2.25". Medium, single (4-8 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Arching, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, spreading. Matte, dark green foliage. 7 to 13 leaflets.
Height of 6½' to 10' (200 to 305 cm). Width of up to 6' (up to 185 cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer. Vigorous. shade tolerant.
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R. moyesii Hemsl. & E.H. Wilson (1906). Section Cinnamomeae. Reverend James Moyes (1876-1930) was the host of E.H. Wilson in China.