Rosa foetida Herrm.

Austrian Briar, Austrian Copper Rose, Austrian Yellow Rose

Family: Rosaceae

Genus: Rosa

Category: Shrub - Deciduous

Size: To 8' tall

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun


Brown stems and black thorns. Yellow flowers with yellow stamens. One of the parents of many of today's modern hybrids.


Published in De Rosa 18 in 1762, also listed as "Diss. Bot.-Med. Rosa".

Native to temperate Asia and Pakistan.

Synonym Rosa lutea Mill.


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