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'Leda' rose Description

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HMF Ratings:
3 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: Leda
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Frank Leith Skinner (Canada, 1960).
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Light pink.  Strong fragrance.  
Habit:
Height of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 3a and warmer.  Very hardy.  
Notes:
Fruit large, red, apple-like.

Leda was not listed in Skinner's 1962 catalog, or in his later catalogs. It is probably extinct in Canada. It is likely that the rose offered in Europe under this name is either the Tea or the Damask Léda. See References for what Skinner's 1960 catalog said about this rose.

 
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