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'Coryana' rose Description
'<i>Rosa</i> X <i>coryana</i> Hurst' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jedmar
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
12 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium pink Shrub.
Registration name: Coryana
Origin:
Discovered by Dr. C. C. Hurst (United Kingdom, circa 1926).
Class:
Shrub, Species Cross.  
Bloom:
Deep pink, yellow stamens.  Mild fragrance.  Average diameter 2.5".  Medium, single (4-8 petals), flat bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Habit:
Bushy, dense, well-branched.  Large, glossy, medium green foliage.  9 leaflets.  
Height of 8' 2" to 13' 1" (250 to 400 cm).  Width of 4' (120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Vigorous.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Notes:
Open-pollinated seedling of Rosa roxburghii. Pollen parent probably R. macrophylla. Different opinions on respective seed and pollen parents. See references.
Rosa x coryana in Sangerhausen seems to be a different rose than in other gardens - with elongated hips like R. macrophylla rather than R.roxburghii-like prickly, rounded hips.
 
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