'Rosa arkansana Porter' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Jeri & Clay Jennings' Garden
Light pink to deep pink. Also white. up to 5 petals. Average diameter 1.75". Small to medium, single (4-8 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Arching, bushy, upright. Medium, matte, medium green foliage. 7 to 11 leaflets.
Height of 1' to 4' (30 to 120 cm). Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 3a and warmer. Vigorous.
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Section Cinnamomeae. This rose was named for the Arkansas River in the state of Colorado. Rosa arkansana was first described by Professor Thomas C. Porter as a result of plant collections made by the U.S. Geological Survey in Colorado from 1861 through 1873. See references.