'Rosa serafinii Viviani' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cà Berta
Light pink or white. Whitish pink. Mild fragrance. 5 petals. Small, single (4-8 petals) bloom form. Fragrant buds.
Short, arching, armed with thorns / prickles, dense. Glossy, fragrant foliage. 7 to 11 leaflets.
Height of 1' to 30" (30 to 75 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for specimen. Drought resistant.
Italy (western Liguria, Apennines of Tosacan & Emilia, Sardinia, Sicily)
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R. serafinii Viv. (1824) is native to the islands of the Mediterranean, S. Yugoslavia, Bulgaria. Similar to R. sicula but prickles strongly hooked to falcate.