Rosa banksiae ‘Lutescens’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Climbing Rose


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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza



English translation by Peter Thompson




Rose with small, single yellow flowers and an intense sweet scent.

It is a form of the Rosa banksiae var. normalis Regel, a wild species which grows, between 500 and 2.000 metres of altitude, in the central western regions of China.

It blossoms in spring, and can reach 6 m in height with a width of 3 m.


→ History of the rose : from the Wild Roses towards a perfect rose.

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