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"Moser House Shed Rose" Description
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Photo courtesy of San Jose Heritage Rose Garden
HMF Ratings:
23 favorite votes.  
Class:
Unknown, Found Rose, Hybrid Setigera, Rambler.  
Bloom:
Seashell-pink to white.  Blush pink.  Mild, face powder fragrance.  Average diameter 2".  Small to medium, very double, in large clusters, button-eye, flat to cupped bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  Small buds.  
Habit:
Tall, arching, armed with thorns / prickles, climbing, dense.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green, attractive fall color foliage.  5 leaflets.  
Height of 8' (245 cm).  Width of 8' (245 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Hardy.  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant, blackspot resistant, mildew resistant, rust resistant.  Needs little care; relatively disease-free and quite hardy.  This rose blooms on old wood.  
Notes:
Found in Mokelumne Hill, California. Photographic evidence places it at well over 80 years old. Cuttings have been taken and are being grown.

Cass Bernstein makes a good case that it is "Arcata Pink Globe" and that it is a Hybrid Setigera.
 
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