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Rosa 'Hermosa'

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Description

Hermosa is a china rose introdused in 1840 and still considered lovely today. It blooms summer through fall with double soft lavender-pink flowers produced singly or in small clusters. The shrub is attractive and sturdy with nice green-gray leaves and a spreading growth habit.   Use in plantings of 3 or more, in borders or a cottage garden.

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Tags:
#hardy#showy flowers#full sun tolerant#fragrant flowers#pink flowers#deciduous shrub#cpp#double flowers#long bloom time#rose hips#rose bush#partial shade tolerant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#hardy#showy flowers#full sun tolerant#fragrant flowers#pink flowers#deciduous shrub#cpp#double flowers#long bloom time#rose hips#rose bush#partial shade tolerant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Rosa
    Family:
    Rosaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Stem Cutting
    Edibility:
    Rose hips are used to make tea and jelly.
    Dimensions:
    Height: 2 ft. 0 in. - 3 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 2 ft. 0 in. - 3 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Rose
    Shrub
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
    Spreading
    Maintenance:
    Medium
    Appendage:
    Prickles
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    Loam (Silt)
    Sand
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    3 feet-6 feet
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6b, 6a, 7b, 7a, 8b, 8a, 9b, 9a
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Red/Burgundy
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Fruit Type:
    Berry
    Fruit Description:
    Rose hips produced
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Head
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Long Bloom Season
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Cup
    Flower Petals:
    more than 20 petals/rays
    Flower Description:
    2-3 inch fully double pink blooms with 35 petals appear in small clusters. Blooms hang downward and have a delicate fragrance.
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Blue
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Leaf Shape:
    Elliptical
    Ovate
    Leaf Margin:
    Serrate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Bright green to gray-green foliage with 3 to 5 leaflets.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Cottage Garden
    English Garden
    Design Feature:
    Accent
    Border
    Small groups
    Attracts:
    Bees
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer