China, or 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. Can be trained to climb. *Deer Heavily Browse*

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Shrub
foliage Type Deciduous
Height 6-10 ft
Spread 3-6 ft
Shape Upright, spreading
Primary foliage Color
Seasonal foliage Color
Flowering Season Spring to fall
Flower Color Multi-colored single petals
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences Full sun
Water Preferences Average
Cold Hardiness Zone Zones 6 (-23ÁF) to 9 (-7