Rosa setipoda Hemsl. & E.H.Wilson
Rosa setipoda is a shrub.
Rosa setipoda was described by William Botting Hemsley and Ernest Henry Wilson. The name is considered as validly published.
The shrubs reach heights of 2 to 3 metres.
Wood and Bark
Rosa setipoda is deciduous. The imparipinnate leaves are alternate. The elliptic leaflets are biserrate and petiolate.
Flowers and Fruits
Rosa setipoda produces corymbs of pink five-stellate flowers from May to July. The plants flower both on this years and on last years shoots.
The shrubs produce ornamental red hips in summer.
Rosa setipoda is native to Central China.
The shrubs prefer a sunny to half-shady situation on dry to moderately moist soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy or gritty-loamy soil with a pH between 6,5 and 7,5. They tolerate temperatures down to -23Â°C (USDA zone 6).
Suited for moorland gardens, as well as suited as cemetery plant, bee pasture, bird pasture and as plant providing shelter for birds.
Maintenance and Propagation
Pests and Diseases
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