Found China

collinw(7b)May 14, 2010

Does anyone recognize this found China rose? It was growing in pretty dense shade. I could not tell much about the overall bush form, since the rose had obviously been pruned down to about 2 feet tall. I suspect that it would get much taller.

Blooms are around 2". Medium old rose fragrance.Multiple shades of pink in each bloom. 15-20 petals.Blooms in clusters of 3-5.

5 leaflets with red stems.Pointy leaflets. Medium sized thorns, sparsely spaced.Red thorns on new growth.

Any ideas?

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jannorcal(No CA z9)

Perhaps Napoleon?

Here is a link that might be useful: Help Me Find photo of Napoleon

    Bookmark   May 25, 2010 at 11:22PM
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collinw(7b)

Thanks Jannorcal, but I think Napoleon has a fuller bloom.

    Bookmark   May 28, 2010 at 2:26PM
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