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'Rosa stellata subspecies mirifica W.H. Lewis' rose Description
'R. stellata mirifica' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rupert, Kim L.
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
32 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Species.
Exhibition name: R. stellata mirifica
Class:
Species / Wild.  
Bloom:
Mauve or purple blend.  Medium, single (4-8 petals) bloom form.  
Habit:
Armed with thorns / prickles, bushy.  Small, matte, light green foliage.  3 to 5 leaflets.  
Height of 4' to 7' (120 to 215 cm).  Width of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Vigorous.  
Ploidy:
Diploid
Parentage:
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Notes:
Subgenus Hesperhodos. First collected in 1897.
Subgenus Hesperhodos has two species: Rosa stellata and Rosa minutifolia. Rosa stellata in turn has three subspecies: stellata, mirifica and abyssa.

The name Rosa stellata var. myrifica (Greene) Cockerell (1914) is a misspelling of the name proposed by Greene, which was Rosa mirifica.
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