Rose (Rosa foetida) in the Roses Database

Botanical names:
Rosa foetida Accepted
Rosa eglanteria Synonym
Rosa lutea Synonym

Also sold as:
Yellow Austrian
Austrian Briar
Capucine Jaune
Fuchsrose
Jaune Simple
Single Yellow Sweet Brier
Austrian Yellow

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Other: Saucer-shaped
Petal count: Single: 1-7 petals
Rose bloom color: Medium yellow
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: None
Class: Other: Species, wild
Growth Habit: Arching canes, 5-10 feet
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Wild rose
Optimal growing zones: USDA zones 3-9

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 5-10 feet
Plant Spread: 5 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Malodorous
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Unpleasant odor

In a neighbor's garden

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Blackspot resistant rose by Halcyon Mar 25, 2018 8:07 AM 47
Roses for Zone 4 ? by mandolls Jun 22, 2015 2:34 PM 60
Any thoughts on just who this little cutie might be? by woofie Jun 18, 2013 12:42 PM 8
Please help us 'grow' the Rose Database with your images! by Calif_Sue Jun 13, 2016 9:04 PM 129

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