Rosa setigera var. setigera (= Rosa setigera) is a climber.
Rosa setigera var. setigera was described by André Michaux. The name is considered as validly published.
The climbers grow to a height of approximately 4,5 meters.
Wood and Bark
Rosa setigera var. setigera has imparipinnate leaves. The leaves are arranged opposite one another. They are dark green and ovate with doubly serraty margins.
Flowers and Fruit
The flowers are five-petaled and pink. The plants bloom in May. The flowers are arranged in corymbs.
The red fruits are hips.
Rosa setigera var. setigera is native to Ontario, the northern Prairie States of the US, the central Northeast of the US, the Northeast of the US, the southern Prairie States of the US, the Southeast of the US and Florida.
Rosa setigera var. setigera prefers a sunny to half shady site. It grows best in sandy or pebbly, loamy soil that is dry to moderately moist.
Varities and Cultivars
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Pests and Diseases
Man and Rosa setigera var. setigera
Rosa setigera var. setigera in art
- Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
- Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.
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