'Calocarpa' rose Description
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Medium pink Hybrid Rugosa.
Registration name: Calocarpa
Exhibition name: Calocarpa
Pink. Strong fragrance. Medium, single (4-8 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Bushy. Large, glossy, leathery, wrinkled (rugose) foliage. 7 leaflets.
Height: 39" to 6'7" (100 to 200cm). Width: up to 5' (up to 150cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Vigorous. produces decorative hips.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Rosa rugosa staxon calocarpa André (1891)
Rosa x calocarpa (André) Willmott (1911)
Different opinions on breeder and parentage - see References.
Small orange-scarlet hips. Verrier notes there is some disagreement concerning its ability to rebloom.
[Source: L'Haÿ-les-roses Label]