'Calocarpa' rose Description
Photo courtesy of CybeRose
Medium pink Hybrid Rugosa.
Registration name: Calocarpa
Exhibition name: Calocarpa
Pink. Strong fragrance. Medium, single (4-8 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
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).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Vigorous. produces decorative hips.
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]