'R. setipoda' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Patricia Routley
Light pink Species.
Exhibition name: R. setipoda
Light pink. Apple fragrance. Average diameter 2". Large, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, well-branched. Medium, matte, dark green foliage. 7 to 9 leaflets.
Height: 5' to 10' (150 to 305cm). Width: 4' to 10' (120 to 305cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for specimen. Vigorous. produces decorative hips.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
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Roses of Erin provide this description: This rose succeeds in most soils, and grows well in heavy clay soils. It dislikes water-logged soils. R. hemsleyana is very closely related to, and possibly no more than a part of, R. setipoda. It hybridizes freely with other members of the genus.