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'Calocarpa' rose Description
'<i>Rosa rugosa</i> staxon <i>calocarpa</i> André' rose photo
Photo courtesy of AmiRoses
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
46 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium pink Hybrid Rugosa.
Registration name: Calocarpa
Exhibition name: Calocarpa
Origin:
Bred by François-Georges-Léon Bruant (France, before 1891).
Class:
Hybrid Rugosa.  
Bloom:
Pink.  Strong fragrance.  Medium, single (4-8 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered bloom form.  Occasional repeat later in the season.  
Habit:
Bushy.  Large, glossy, leathery, wrinkled (rugose) foliage.  7 leaflets.  
Height of 39" to 6' 7" (100 to 200 cm).  Width of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Vigorous.  produces decorative hips.  
Ploidy:
Varies - see references
Notes:
Rosa rugosa staxon calocarpa André (1891)
Rosa x calocarpa (André) Willmott (1911)
Different opinions on breeder and parentage - see References.
Small orange-scarlet hips. Verrier notes there is some disagreement concerning its ability to rebloom.

[Source: L'Haÿ-les-roses Label]
 
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