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Rose Rosa

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Phonetic Spelling
RO-zuh
Description

Native to the Northern Hemisphere, roses are attractive flowering bushes. Roses are heat and frost tolerant.

 

Disease problems include botrytis, blights, powdery mildew, leaf spots, and anthracnose. Pest problems include thrips, mites, aphids, scales, and whitefly.

 

Distinguish features:

  • Flower parts in multiples of five (for example, sepals, petals, stamen, and pistils)
  • Prickles
  • Alternate and serrate leaves
  • Usually carotenoid colored petals
  • Generally fragrant
  • Fruit called a hip

 

VIDEO Created by Elizabeth Meyer for "Trees, Shrubs and Conifers" a plant identification course offered in partnership with Longwood Gardens.

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Cultivars / Varieties:
'Lady of Shallott', Rosa 'America', Rosa 'AUSbloom', Rosa 'AUScat', Rosa 'AUSleap' SWEET JULIET®, Rosa 'AUSlilac', Rosa 'AUSman', Rosa 'AUSmary', Rosa 'AUSperd', Rosa 'AUSreef', Rosa 'AUSwalker', Rosa 'Autumn Sunset', Rosa banksiae, Rosa banksiae 'Lutea', Rosa 'Belinda's Dream', Rosa 'Belle de Baltimore', Rosa 'Bobbie James', Rosa carolina, Rosa 'Cecile Brunner', Rosa 'Celestial', Rosa 'ChewPatout', Rosa chinensis, Rosa chinensis 'Semperflorens', Rosa 'Climbing Pinkie', Rosa 'Cornelia', Rosa 'Country Dancer', Rosa damascena 'Trigintipetala', Rosa 'DELmur', Rosa 'DEVrudi', Rosa 'Don Juan', Rosa 'Easy Going', Rosa 'Felicite Parmentier Alba', Rosa 'Flower Carpet Appleblossom', Rosa 'Flower Carpet Red', Rosa 'Frau Dagmar Hastrup', Rosa 'Golden Showers', Rosa 'Golden Wings', Rosa 'Great Maiden's Blush', Rosa 'Green Ice', Rosa 'Gros Choux d' Hollande, Rosa 'Hansa', Rosa 'HARquantum', Rosa 'HARwanted', Rosa 'Henry Hudson', Rosa 'Hermosa', Rosa hybrida 'Radrazz' PP #11836, Rosa 'INTerdust', Rosa 'INTerlada', Rosa 'INTerlav', Rosa 'Ispahan', Rosa 'JACarch', Rosa 'JACbow', Rosa 'JAChal', Rosa 'JACiraps', Rosa 'JAClover', Rosa 'JACpoy', Rosa 'JACsimpl', Rosa 'JACsnow', Rosa 'Jeanne Lajoie', Rosa 'John Davis', Rosa 'Joseph's Coat', Rosa 'Judy Fischer', Rosa 'Juno', Rosa 'KORconta', Rosa laevigata, Rosa laevigata 'Anemone', Rosa 'Loving Touch', Rosa 'MACcarpe', Rosa 'Madame Isaac Pereire', Rosa 'Mary Wallace', Rosa 'Meizeli', Rosa 'MELcoublan', Rosa 'Mellmera', Rosa 'MOORcar', Rosa 'Mundi', Rosa 'Mutabilis', Rosa 'New Dawn', Rosa 'NOAschnee', Rosa palustris, Rosa 'Pink Grootendoorst', Rosa 'Radrazz', Rosa 'Radtreasure', Rosa 'Red Fountain', Rosa 'Rhonda', Rosa rugosa, Rosa rugosa 'Atropurpurea', Rosa 'SPIcup', Rosa spinosissima, Rosa 'TANprik', Rosa 'The Fairy', Rosa 'Thelma', Rosa villosa, Rosa virginiana, Rosa wichuraiana, Rosa x centifolia, Rosa x 'Fortuniena', Rosa x 'Meiviolin' (Eden Climber® Rose), 'Tess of the d'Urbervilles', 'The generous gardener', 'Wollerton Old Hall'
Tags:
#heat tolerant#rose#frost tolerant#rose bush#rose shrub#tsc-s
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
'Lady of Shallott', Rosa 'America', Rosa 'AUSbloom', Rosa 'AUScat', Rosa 'AUSleap' SWEET JULIET®, Rosa 'AUSlilac', Rosa 'AUSman', Rosa 'AUSmary', Rosa 'AUSperd', Rosa 'AUSreef', Rosa 'AUSwalker', Rosa 'Autumn Sunset', Rosa banksiae, Rosa banksiae 'Lutea', Rosa 'Belinda's Dream', Rosa 'Belle de Baltimore', Rosa 'Bobbie James', Rosa carolina, Rosa 'Cecile Brunner', Rosa 'Celestial', Rosa 'ChewPatout', Rosa chinensis, Rosa chinensis 'Semperflorens', Rosa 'Climbing Pinkie', Rosa 'Cornelia', Rosa 'Country Dancer', Rosa damascena 'Trigintipetala', Rosa 'DELmur', Rosa 'DEVrudi', Rosa 'Don Juan', Rosa 'Easy Going', Rosa 'Felicite Parmentier Alba', Rosa 'Flower Carpet Appleblossom', Rosa 'Flower Carpet Red', Rosa 'Frau Dagmar Hastrup', Rosa 'Golden Showers', Rosa 'Golden Wings', Rosa 'Great Maiden's Blush', Rosa 'Green Ice', Rosa 'Gros Choux d' Hollande, Rosa 'Hansa', Rosa 'HARquantum', Rosa 'HARwanted', Rosa 'Henry Hudson', Rosa 'Hermosa', Rosa hybrida 'Radrazz' PP #11836, Rosa 'INTerdust', Rosa 'INTerlada', Rosa 'INTerlav', Rosa 'Ispahan', Rosa 'JACarch', Rosa 'JACbow', Rosa 'JAChal', Rosa 'JACiraps', Rosa 'JAClover', Rosa 'JACpoy', Rosa 'JACsimpl', Rosa 'JACsnow', Rosa 'Jeanne Lajoie', Rosa 'John Davis', Rosa 'Joseph's Coat', Rosa 'Judy Fischer', Rosa 'Juno', Rosa 'KORconta', Rosa laevigata, Rosa laevigata 'Anemone', Rosa 'Loving Touch', Rosa 'MACcarpe', Rosa 'Madame Isaac Pereire', Rosa 'Mary Wallace', Rosa 'Meizeli', Rosa 'MELcoublan', Rosa 'Mellmera', Rosa 'MOORcar', Rosa 'Mundi', Rosa 'Mutabilis', Rosa 'New Dawn', Rosa 'NOAschnee', Rosa palustris, Rosa 'Pink Grootendoorst', Rosa 'Radrazz', Rosa 'Radtreasure', Rosa 'Red Fountain', Rosa 'Rhonda', Rosa rugosa, Rosa rugosa 'Atropurpurea', Rosa 'SPIcup', Rosa spinosissima, Rosa 'TANprik', Rosa 'The Fairy', Rosa 'Thelma', Rosa villosa, Rosa virginiana, Rosa wichuraiana, Rosa x centifolia, Rosa x 'Fortuniena', Rosa x 'Meiviolin' (Eden Climber® Rose), 'Tess of the d'Urbervilles', 'The generous gardener', 'Wollerton Old Hall'
Tags:
#heat tolerant#rose#frost tolerant#rose bush#rose shrub#tsc-s
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Rosa
    Family:
    Rosaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Grafting
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Temp. & Subtropical Northern Hemisphere (such as Europe & Asia)
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    heat and frost
    Edibility:
    The fruit (called the hip) is edible.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Edible
    Perennial
    Rose
    Shrub
    Vine
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Climbing
    Erect
    Spreading
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Texture:
    Coarse
    Appendage:
    Prickles
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    Loam (Silt)
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7b, 7a, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11b, 11a
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Green
    Red/Burgundy
    Fruit Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Fall
    Fruit Length:
    < 1 inch
    Fruit Width:
    < 1 inch
    Fruit Description:
    The fruit is called a hip and form after the flowers finish blooming. The hip will appear under the sepals of where the flower was after the flower dies. They will turn from green to red.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Cream/Tan
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    Red/Burgundy
    White
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Solitary
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Good Cut
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Cup
    Flower Petals:
    7 - 20 petals/rays
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Leaf Shape:
    Ovate
    Leaf Margin:
    Serrate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    1-3 inches
    Leaf Width:
    1-3 inches
    Leaf Description:
    This genus has pinnately compound leaves and an odd number (3-11) of leaflets.
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Landscape Theme:
    Cottage Garden
    Cutting Garden
    Edible Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Hedge
    Mass Planting
    Screen/Privacy
    Specimen
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Heat
    Problems:
    Problem for Children