'Rosa spinosissima' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Species.
Exhibition name: Rosa spinosissima
White or white blend. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 2.5". Large, single (4-8 petals) bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm). Width of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 3b through 9b. Drought resistant. shade tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
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R. spinosissima Linnaeus. Sp. Pl. 1: 491. 1753 (1 May 1753)
Rosa myriacantha DC. Flore française; 1805 439 1805.
Rosa tschatyrdagi Chrshan. Bot. Mater. Gerb. Bot. Inst. Komarova Akad. Nauk S.S.S.R. 15: 118. 1953
Hips are black-colored.