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Memorial Rose Rosa wichuraiana

Phonetic Spelling
ROH-sah wih-cher-ai-AH-nah
Description

Vigorous vine; does not produce a solid cover

Habit:  Semi-evergreen

Form:  Trailing vine

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Rosa
    Species:
    wichuraiana
    Family:
    Rosaceae
    Uses (Ethnobotany):
    Traditionally, each color of the rose symbolizes a certain value. Red symbolizes love, yellow symbolizes friendship, orange symbolizes enthusiasm, white symbolizes purity, and pink symbolizes joy.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Ground Cover
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Semi-evergreen
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5b, 5a, 6a, 6b, 7b, 7a, 8b, 8a
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Red/Burgundy
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Summer
    Fruit Description:
    Seed is in the form of hip.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Semi-evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Shape:
    Ovate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Rounded to broadly edged shiny dark green leaves; oval, coarsely toothed; 7 to 9 leaflets
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Recreational Play Area
    Landscape Theme:
    Children's Garden