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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
description:
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.

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

propagation:
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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