Syn. Rosa chinensis
Rosa × odorata 'Mutabilis'
Native Region: garden origin
Zone Range: 06-09
Preferred Climate: temperate
Harvest Date: Sunday 05 December, 2010
Seed count: 12-15
A shrubby rose that will climb if supported with glossy, dark green leaves, flushed purple. Bears cupped, single flowers that change from yellow to copper-pink to deep pink. 4 feet high by 3 feet wide as a shrub; to 10 feet high by 6 feet wide as a shrub. Very long blooming.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seeds into pots or modules using standard loam-based seed compost mixed with coarse horticultural sand. Mix to a ratio of 1 part compost to 1 part sand. Cover with coarse horticultural sand and place in a cold frame. Germination takes 2-3 months. Plant seedling singly into 4 inch pots and grow on in a cold frame for a further season before planting out. Grow in moderately-fertile, humusy moist but well-drained soil in full sun.