Butterfly Shrub Rose

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Rosa chinensis mutabilis

Considered an antique species, China Rose, sometimes called Butterfly Rose, is a shrub of many colors (hence the Latin, mutabilis): Copper-colored buds open to single petaled yellow blooms that then change to pink and crimson as they age.

From a distance, blooms can look like butterflies. Disease resistant. Subtly fragrant. An outstanding, continuous bloomer from spring to fall. In warm climates, can be evergreen.                Bonus: Can be trained to climb                                          *Deer May Browse*

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Flowering Shrub
Foliage Type Deciduous
Height 6' - 10'
Spread 3' - 6'
Shape Upright / Spreading
Primary Foliage Color Green
Seasonal Foliage Color Dormant durning colder months
Flowering Season Spring through Autumn
Flower Color Multi-colored single petals
Berries N/A
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences Full Sun
Water Preferences Average: Ensure Planting Area Provides Adequate Drainage
Cold Hardiness Zone 6  to 9