'R. arkansana' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Margit Schowalter
Pink. Single (4-8 petals) bloom form.
Arching, bushy, upright. Medium, matte, medium green foliage. 5 to 7 leaflets.
Height of 1' to 4' (30 to 120 cm). Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 4b 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.