'Rosa cathayensis platyphylla synonym' rose Description
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Climber, Hybrid Multiflora, Rambler.
Pink blend. Strong fragrance. Large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height of 10' to 20' (305 to 610 cm). Width of up to 10' (up to 305 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b. Shade tolerant.
A number of different Multiflora-Cultivars were grown in Japan at the beginning of the 19th century - see References.
See also 'Rosa multiflora coccinea', which, according to Cels and Simon/Cochet, is a synonym of 'R. platyphylla'.