Rose (Rosa hugonis) in the Roses Database

Botanical names:
Rosa hugonis Accepted
Rosa xanthina f. hugonis Synonym

Also sold as:
Father Hugo's Rose
Golden Rose of China

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Small: under 2"
Bloom shape: Flat
Petal count: Single: 1-7 petals
Rose bloom color: Yellow blend
Rebloom: None
Class: Other: Species
Extra Color Info: Pale yellow with darker yellow center
Growth Habit: Arching canes, 2-9 feet
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Discovered by E.H. Wilson, 1899
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5 and warmer

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: Up to 9 feet
Plant Spread: 4-5 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: Thorned

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Comments:
Posted by tabby (denver, colorado zone 5) on May 11, 2012 5:32 PM

The bloom of the pale yellow flowers is brief but the tiny ferny foliage and red stems are beautiful all summer long. Then the foliage turns gorgeous colors in the fall.

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