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Rosa chinensis Mutabilis

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Rosa chinensis Mutabilis Old World Rose, Old Fashioned Rose, China Rose, Chinese Rose,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Roses, Shrubs Shrub Like, Spreading

Heritage shrub roses can be any variety that is over 75 years old. They make a great addition to the landscape to create a fantastic display of colour, foliage and fragrance. They flower over a long period and are great to use for hedges and borders. Rosa Mutabilis is a large spreading shrub that has single multi-colour pink/yellow blooms that occur in clusters on the stem.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Black Spot, Mites, Possums, Powdery Mildew, Rust, Scale, Thrips, Yellow Leaves

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink, Yellow
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate