Rosa hemisphaerica Herrm.

Sulphur Rose


Family: Rosaceae

Genus: Rosa

Category: Shrub - Deciduous

Size: To 6' tall

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun

Description: 

Double blooms, yellow. Grey-green foliage. One of three yellow roses used for modern hybrids, along with Rosa foetida and R. ecae.

History: 

Published in De Rosa 18 in 1762.

Synonyms include Rosa sulphurea Aiton, Rosa glaucophylla Ehrh.

Native to southwest Asia.

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