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Shrub Rose
Rosa 'Pink Mystery'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Pink Mystery
Additional cultivar information:(aka LENstebrac, LLX8912)
Hybridized by Lens
Registered or introduced: 1997
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36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)


USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Bloom Color:

Medium pink (mp)

Bloom Shape:


Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly



Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Other Details:

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Pruning Instructions:

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Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From woody stem cuttings

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By grafting

By budding

By simple layering

By air layering

By tip layering

Gardeners' Notes:


On Sep 29, 2012, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Rosa 'Pink Mystery' came out a cross of Rosa stellata mirifica x (Rosa bracteata x Rosa nutkana).


On Jul 22, 2011, roseseek from Encino, CA wrote:

I grew Pink Mystery as a Belgian import a long time ago and spread it around to anyone who would add it to their gardens. I have lost it, and, apparently, have those I shared it with. I am interested in obtaining this again for my garden. Anyone know of a plant of it here in the US or Canada?

It was completely healthy in zip code 91321, flowered all summer and was unaffected by any pests. A lovely, reliable rose. Thanks!