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PlantFiles: Wild Rose, Species Rose
Rosa foetida var. bicolor

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Species: foetida var. bicolor
Additional cultivar information: (aka Austrian Copper, Capucine, Capucine Bicolore, Copper, Corn Poppy Rose)

Synonym:Rosa eglanteria punicea
Synonym:Rosa eglanteria var. punicea
Synonym:Rosa foetida bicolor
Synonym:Rosa lutea bicolor
Synonym:Rosa lutea punicea

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Class:
Shrub
Species

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
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 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)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Bloom Color:
Deep yellow (dy)
Orange red (or)

Bloom Shape:
Single

Flower Fragrance:
Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring

Habit:
Shrub

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Other Details:
Susceptible to black spot

Pruning Instructions:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
By grafting
By budding

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Kell On Nov 1, 2007, Kell from Northern California, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

Rosa foetida bicolor is the most grown species rose in the world. It is a sport of Rosa Foetida which is the yellow species. It gets its name Foetida because the fragrance it emits is fetid.

It is one of 12 specie roses in the Pimpinellifoliae group, named that because their foliage is similar to pimpinella or salad burnet.

This one goes back to the 1500s. It has a great yellow reverse with a vivid orange red front. It can throw stems that flower a bright yellow bloom like its parent, Rosa foetida, which make it visually so interesting to have both colored flowers on one plant.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Fayetteville, Arkansas
Fairfield, California
San Leandro, California
Denver, Colorado
Grand Junction, Colorado
Pahrump, Nevada
Gold Hill, Oregon



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