Patio roses

A new group of roses, mostly either low-growing or spreading bushes such as 'Bonica', and suitable for pots; intergrading with Floribunds.

A 'CECILIA' Shrub to about 50 cm tall. Flowers to about 6 cm wide, single to semidouble, in shades of apricot, pink, cream and yellow, fading to white and with prominent yellow stamens. Raised by F. Hannemann, Box Hill, Vic, 1991.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Rosaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Rosa 'Bella Rosa'

Compact, glossy-leaved shrub to about 60 cm tall. Flowers bright pink over a long season. Raised by Kordes, Germany, 1981.

Rosa 'Bonica'

Shrub with spreading, arching stems. Flowers pink, double. Hips prolific, orange. Raised by Meilland in 1982 (R. sempervirens × 'Mademoiselle Marthe Carron') × 'Picasso'.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Rosales
family       Rosaceae
genus        Rosa L.