'Rosa webbiana Wallich ex Royle' rose Description
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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.