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Seven Sisters Rosa cathayensis platyphylla

Description

Climbing; introduced in 1816; tolerates poor soil and shade; large dark green foliage; stiff dark green stems; hardy; vigorous; prefers shaded site; also known as: Platyphylla

Height:  Normally 8-10 ft.; but can reach up to 20 ft.

Fragrance:  Moderate

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#shade tolerant#cpp
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#shade tolerant#cpp
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Rosa
    Species:
    cathayensis
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Rose
    Habit/Form:
    Climbing
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Purple/Lavender
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Changeable color: opens bright, deep cerise-purple; then fades to palest mauve or ivory white. Small semi-double flowers borne in large clusters in June; non-recurrent
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Description:
    stiff dark green