'Rosa chinensis subtaxon manettii hort. ex Dippel synonym' rose Description
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Light pink Noisette.Registration name: Manetti
Hybrid Noisette, Noisette, Understock.
Light pink. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Armed with thorns / prickles, thornless (or almost). Blue-green foliage.
Height of 6' (185 cm). Width of 4' (120 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for understock.
Introduced in United Kingdom by Thomas Rivers & Son Ltd around 1835.
The Peter Beales Collection of Classic Roses 2000-2001 says this rose was commonly used as an understock in the 19th century, especially in the U.S.A.
[Source: L'Haÿ-les-roses Label]