ROSA (ROSE)

 

(D = deciduous leaf losing and E = evergreen)

Climbing and rambler roses are discussed fully in Roses. The following are less usual kinds, all of which flower in the height of summer.

Rosa banksiae

Rosa banksiae (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Rosa banksiae (Banksian rose) (D), thornless, single or double yellow or white flowers. Best on a warm wall.

R. bracieata (Macartney rose) (E), single white flowers, not too hardy but suitable for warm west and south walls.

R. filipes Kiftsgate Variety (D), one of the best, with extremely fragrant creamy-white flowers, borne in immense quantities on plants 30 ft. high.

R. gigantica (D), large, very pale yellow, single flowers.

R. moschata (the musk rose) (D), very vigorous, may reach 50 ft. or more, single white flowers.

08. January 2013 by Dave Pinkney
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