Can anyone help id this rose??

nikkineel(GA 8/7b)April 23, 2008

This rose was here when we bought the house 15+ years ago. Previous owners said it was really "old". The house was built in 1927 but I'm really not sure how long ago the rose was planted. Can anyone help ID it? Thanks, Nikki

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diane_nj 6b/7a

Are the blooms small? does it only bloom once a year? It looks like R. multiflora.

    Bookmark   April 24, 2008 at 2:58PM
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aaron_zone7(z7 AR)

I agree. Looks like Multiflora ;)

    Bookmark   April 25, 2008 at 12:28PM
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dan_keil_cr Keil(Illinois z5)

Yes it's multiflora.

    Bookmark   April 25, 2008 at 3:16PM
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trospero(8)

R. multiflora. It was probably once the rootstock of a Hybrid Tea grafted onto it, but the HT died and left behind the R. multiflora. In the Mid West it is considered an invasive, so if you start seeing seedlings coming up all over the place, please destroy them.

    Bookmark   May 1, 2008 at 11:33AM
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