'Hulthemia hardii' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
Yellow blend Species.
Exhibition name: Hulthemia hardii
Hybrid Hulthemia persica, Species Cross.
Yellow, red flecks. Yellow with orange spot at base of petal. Mild fragrance. 5 petals. Average diameter 2". Medium, single (4-8 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Dark green foliage. 5 to 7 leaflets.
Height of 6' to 9' (185 to 275 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Benefits from winter protection in colder climates. prefers dry climates. prefers warmer sites. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew.
See References for opinions about reported parentage.
xHulthemosa represents hybrids between the genus Hulthemia and the genus Rosa. Taxonomists don't agree about the status of Rosa persica - - whether it belongs in the separate genus Hulthemia or only in a separate section within the genus Rosa.