'R. bella' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
Medium pink Species.
Exhibition name: R. bella
Purple - pink, lighter center. Moderate fragrance. Average diameter 2". Small to medium, single (4-8 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Arching, thornless (or almost), upright, well-branched. Matte foliage. 7 to 9 leaflets.
Height of 8' (245 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 9b. Vigorous. produces decorative hips.