Rosa blanda var. hispida

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Rosa blanda var. hispida Farw.

Rosaceae

Life form: subshrub

Exposure: sun - Exposure: half shade  

Moisture: dry bis Moisture: moderately moist

Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: ovate

Division: imparipinnate

Shape: five-stellate
Fruit: hip

63D / e981ab 

Inflorescence: corymb

Petals: single
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

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

Rosa blanda var. hispida is a subshrub.

Naming

Rosa blanda var. hispida was described by Oliver Atkins Farwell. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

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

Characteristics

Growth

The subshrubs reach heights of 1 to 2 metres.

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Rosa blanda var. hispida has imparipinnate leaves that are alternate. The ovate leaflets are serrulate and petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Rosa blanda var. hispida produces corymbs of pink five-stellate flowers from May to July.

The subshrubs produce hips.

Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

The subshrubs prefer a sunny to half-shady situation on dry to moderately moist soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy or gritty-loamy soil.

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

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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