'Rosa carolina f. plena W.H.Lewis' rose Description
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Pink. Warm pink fading to white. Moderate, sweet fragrance. Average diameter 1". Double (17-25 petals), in small clusters bloom form. Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.
Short, well-branched. 5 to 7 leaflets.
Height of 2' to 6' (60 to 185 cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer. Can be used for specimen. Very hardy. Blooms tend to ball in wet weather. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
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The new combination of Rosa carolina var plena (Marshall) Doris Lynes was published in Baileya, Vol. 3 (1955) and republished in the American Rose Annual. See References and Comments.