'Rosa webbiana Wallich ex Royle' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
Pink or dark red. Pale lilac pink. Moderate, linseed oil fragrance. Average diameter 2". Small to medium, single (4-8 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters bloom form. Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.
Tall, arching. Medium, matte, dark green foliage. 5 to 9 leaflets.
Height of up to 6' 7" (up to 200 cm). Width of up to 8' 2" (up to 250 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Produces decorative hips.
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Native to N. India, Kashmir, Nepal, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Mongolia at moderate altitudes. Lippa is at 2438 meters/8000 ft. altitude. Probably fairly hardy with snow cover, although details are scarce.
Narrow, bottle-shaped hips.