Rosa rugosa alba
Family : Rosaceae
Class : Wild Rose
Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza
English translation by Peter Thompson
Native to China, Japan, Korea, and the southeast of Siberia where it grows on the coast, often on sand dunes.
5 fragrant petals, mauve or red. Also 2,5 m high. Features wrinkled leaves. Decorative fruits.
Resistant to disease. Tolerates shade.
The photographic file of Giuseppe Mazza