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'Apfelrose' Description
'<i>Rosa villosa</i> L.' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jedmar
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
66 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium pink Species.
Exhibition name: R. villosa
Origin:
Introduced in Australia by George Brunning - St. Kilda Nurseries in 1897 as 'Rosa pomifera Herrm. synonym'.
Class:
Species / Wild.  
Bloom:
Pink.  Apple fragrance.  5 petals.  Average diameter 1.75".  Small, single (4-8 petals) bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Habit:
Light green foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  
Height of 6' to 11' 10" (185 to 360 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 4b and warmer.  Hardy.  produces decorative hips.  
Ploidy:
Tetraploid
Parentage:
seed: ×
pollen: ×
Notes:
Rosa villosa Linnaeus (1753)
Rosa pomifera J. Herrm.
Large, showy, spiny red hips.
See REFERENCES for the history of the various names of this rose. Whether called Rosa pomifera or Rosa villosa, it is all the same rose. Some botanists prefer one or the other for technical reasons.

[Rosa hispida hort. ex Poir. (Encycl. 6(1): 286. 1804]
 
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