Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Other: Button eye
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Medium pink
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: None
Class: Moss
Growth Habit: Medium tall, 4-6 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Discovered by unknown, circa 1696

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: 4-6 feet
Plant Spread: 4-5 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
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: Sport of: Rosa centifolia
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Centifolia Muscosa'
  • 'Rosa muscosa staxon multiplex'
  • 'Rosa centifolia f. muscosa'
  • 'Old Moss'
  • 'Muscosa Multiplex'
  • 'Mousseau Ancien'
  • 'Moss Provence'
  • 'Gewoehnliche Moss'
  • 'Double Moss Rose'
  • 'Communis'
  • 'Common Moss'
  • 'Mousseuse Rose'
  • 'Old Pink Moss'
  • 'Mousseuse a fleurs doubles'

Common names
  • Rose

Photo Gallery
Location: Germany
Date: 2022-06-04

Date: c. 1815
illustration by Syd. Edwards from 'The Botanical Register', 1815
Location: Germany
Date: 2022-05-25
Location: Rosarium Meldorf, Germany.
Location: In my collection. Poland.
Date: 2017-06-20
Location: In my collection. Poland.
Date: 2017-06-20
Location: In my collection. Poland.
Date: 2017-06-21
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: Rosarium Meldorf, Germany.
Location: Rosarium Meldorf, Germany.
Location: Barnes Arboretum, Merion, Pennsylvania USA
Date: 2018-06-09
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: Germany, Hamburg, Planten un Blomen Park.
Location: Rosarium Meldorf, Germany.
Location: Barnes Arboretum, Merion, Pennsylvania USA
Date: 2018-06-09

San Jose Heritage Rose Garden

San Jose Heritage Rose Garden
Uploaded by Kathleen
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: Germany, Hamburg, Planten un Blomen Park.
Location: Rosarium Meldorf, Germany.
Location: Botanischen Garten Hamburg
Date: 2009-08-04
Photo courtesy of: Michael Wolf
Location: Botanischen Garten Hamburg
Date: 2009-08-04
Photo courtesy of: Michael Wolf
Location: Botanischen Garten Hamburg
Date: 2009-08-04
Photo courtesy of: Michael Wolf

Photo courtesy of: Kurt Stuber
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