Rosa hemisphaerica Herrm.

Sulphur Rose

Family: Rosaceae

Genus: Rosa

Category: Shrub - Deciduous

Size: To 6' tall

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun


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


Published in De Rosa 18 in 1762.

Synonyms include Rosa sulphurea Aiton, Rosa glaucophylla Ehrh.

Native to southwest Asia.


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