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'Swamp Rose' Description
'<i>Rosa palustris scandens</i>' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Robert Neil Rippetoe
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
33 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium pink Species.
Exhibition name: R. palustris scandens
Class:
Species / Wild.  
Bloom:
Pink.  Mild fragrance.  17 to 25 petals.  Single (4-8 petals), double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Habit:
Arching, spreading.  Medium green foliage.  
Height of 6' (185 cm).  Width of 8' (245 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 9b.  Very vigorous.  prefers full sun.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Parentage:
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Notes:
Bush looks similar to willows. Prefers moist, swampy ground - along streams and in marshy areas. Native American rose, growing across the south and east.
 
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