'Rosa pendulina var. heterophylla' rose Description
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Deep pink. Purple or pink. 5 petals. Average diameter 1.5". Single (4-8 petals) bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Medium, suckers on its own roots, thornless (or almost). 7 to 9 leaflets.
Height of 3' to 10' (90 to 305 cm). Width of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).
USDA zone 4b and warmer. Hardy. produces decorative hips.
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R. pendulina L. (1753). Section Cinnamomeae. The Swedish Rose Society
recommends Rosa pendulina
for northern Sweden.
Randall De Trinis, of Sherando Roses, has been growing this rose for about six years in USDA Zone 6 and reports his plants are six feet high and five feet wide.