'Canary Bird' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Reinhard Witt
Hybrid Rubiginosa, Shrub.
Light yellow, crimson streaks. 5 petals. Medium, single (4-8 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer. Fragrant buds.
Bushy, dense, well-branched. Medium, matte, dark green, fragrant foliage. 5 to 7 leaflets.
Produces decorative hips.
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There are two roses named Canary Bird.
The Canary Bird bred by W. Paul & Son) is a Sweet Briar and appears to grow only in Sangerhausen. See References.
The Canary Bird in commerce
is a hybrid of Rosa xanthina
or Rosa hugonis.Modern Roses confuses the two roses, showing Paul as the breeder of the Hybrid Xanthina, when Paul introduced the Sweet Briar.