'R. villosa duplex' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Museo Giardino della Rosa Antica
Medium pink Misc. Old Garden Rose.Exhibition name: Duplex
Discovered by Unknown
Hybrid Villosa, Miscellaneous OGR.
Pink. Mild, apple fragrance. Average diameter 3.25". Semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Height of 5' to 9' 10" (150 to 300 cm). Width of 4' to 11½' (120 to 350 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Shade tolerant.
R. villosa var. duplex Weston ( before 1770), thought to be a hybrid of R. villosa and a tetraploid garden rose. See References.