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botanical name:
Rosa fedtschenkoana
Rosa fedtschenkoana © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Rose
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 2.00m
width: 1.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
Wild shrub rose of bushy habit and often suckering. Strong thorny stems and greyish green pinnate leaves. Slightly scented white flower in summer, followed by small, hairy, red hips.

Adaptable to most soils, sun or part shade, grows well on clay soils. Very hardy.

From seed, which can be very slow to germinate, cuttings, layering or separation of rooted suckers.

other notes:
Native to Central Asia, usually found on rocky mountain sides and scrublands.
Discovered by a Russian botanist, Olga Fedtschenko in the 1860's.
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