'Rosa persica Michx. ex Juss.' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Beatrice Audetat
Yellow, red flecks. Strong fragrance. 5 petals. Average diameter 1". Single (4-8 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height: up to 18" (up to 45cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b. Drought resistant. heat tolerant. prefers dry climates. prefers full sun.
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Native to eastern Persia, Afghanistan and Turkestan. Rosa persica is the only species in subgenus Hulthemia.