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'R. luciae' rose Description
'R. luciae' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Margaret Furness
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
34 favorite votes.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Species.
Exhibition name: R. luciae
Class:
Species / Wild.  
Bloom:
White or white blend.  Moderate, clover, green apple fragrance.  Average diameter 1.5".  Small, single (4-8 petals), borne mostly solitary, in large clusters bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Habit:
Spreading.  Semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  
Height of 6' (185 cm).  Width of 20' (610 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Can be used for ground cover.  Prune after flowering is finished.  
Parentage:
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Notes:
R. luciae Franch. & Rochebr. (1871). According to IOPI, R. wichurana Crép. is a synonym of R. luciae with R. luciae var. wichuraiana (Crép.) Koidz an accepted variety of R. luciae, i.e. at least two varieties of R. wichurana (correctly: R. luciae) exist in commerce.

Hips are oval and red.
 
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