Rosa banksiae

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Rosa banksiae W.T.Aiton

Rosaceae

Life form: climber
Usage: ornamental plant

Exposure: sun - Exposure: half shade   8

Moisture: dry bis Moisture: moderately moist

Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: elliptic

Division: imparipinnate

Shape: five-stellate
Fruit: hip

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Inflorescence: corymb

Petals: double
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Rosidae
Superordo:
Rosanae
Ordo:
Rosales

Rosa banksiae, commonly known as Banksian rose, is a climber.

Naming

Rosa banksiae was described by William Townsend Aiton. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Rosa banksiae is a species in the genus Rosa which contains approximately 180 to 623 species and belongs to the family of the Rosaceae (Rose Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The climbers reach heights of 4 to 6 metres.

Leaves

Rosa banksiae is evergreen. The bluish green, imparipinnate leaves are alternate. The elliptic leaflets are serrulate and petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

From April to May Rosa banksiae produces corymbs of semi-double, white five-stellate flowers.

The climbers produce orange hips in autumn.

Root System

Distribution

Rosa banksiae is native to West China and Central China.

Cultivation

The climbers prefer a sunny to half-shady situation on dry to moderately moist soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy or gritty-loamy soil. They tolerate temperatures down to -12°C (USDA zone 8).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

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Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • 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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