RoseFile Database

James Mitchell - Moss Rose

James Mitchell

Moss. Bred by Verdier 1861 in in 1861.
Use:
 
Hedge, Shrub, Border
Color:
 
Rose
Form:
 
Button Eye
Fragrance:
 
Strong Violets
Remontance:
 
None
Abundance:
 
Plentiful
Bloom Size:
 
Small (1-2 in)
Cold Hardiness:
 
Zone 4 - 7
Height & Width:
 
5 ft x 3 ft
Recommendation:
 

Comments Its neat round flowers are packed with petals that are only slightly redolent of violets. They are a coolish darkish pink, or rose color, sometimes with a touch of lilac or mauve. The plant forms an upright and nicely branched shrub. Those fond of moss roses will probably like this one.