'Himalayan Musk Rose' Description
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White, near white or white blend Species.Exhibition name: R. brunonii
White or white blend. [Cream.] Pale yellow buds open to white. Mild, musk fragrance. 5 petals. Average diameter 1.25". Small, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer. Ovoid buds.
Tall, armed with thorns / prickles, climbing. Large, medium green foliage. 5 to 9 leaflets.
Height of 20' to 50' (610 to 1525 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 10b. Very vigorous. produces decorative hips.
Rosa brunonii Lindley (1820) Himalaya, Yunnan and W. Szechuan.
[Rosa moschata var. nepalensis Lindl. Bot. Reg. 10: t.829. 1824
IOPI: Rosa napaulensis Andrews Roses t.82: 1823]