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botanical name:
Rosa x harisonii 'Williams' Double Yellow'
Rosa x harisonii 'Williams' Double Yellow' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Rosa pimpinellifolia 'Williams' Double Yellow', Rosa 'Old Yellow Scotch', Rosa spinosissima 'Harisonii', Rosa pimpinellifolia 'Williams Double Yellow'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 1.80m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: yellow
stem/bark: brown
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -39°C
USDA zone: 3 to 9
Vigorous shrub with healthy foliage and prickly stems. Numerous, strongly scented semi-double to double, sulphur yellow flowers.

Best in fertile, moist, well drained soil in an open sunny position but tolerant of a range of conditions.

Excellent for hedges

other notes:
Pimpinelifolia hybrid, old variety probably raised in Scotand in the early 1800's. Has numerous and confusing synonyms.
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