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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    Rosa Mundi is a compact rose which features a profusion of bright striped flowers in the spring. The flowers are fragrant, and this old hardy rose shrugs off most pest problems, making them an easy favorite in the garden.

    Latin Name

    Rosa gallica var. officinalis 'Versicolor'


    Family

    Rosaceae


    Type of Plant

    Rose

    Bloom Season

    May - June


    Seasons

    Spring

    Specifications

    Max Height: 4'
    Max Spread: 3'

    Uses

  • Flower Border

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun

    Colors


    History

    Rosa Mundi was introduced during the 16th century. It was known in Virginia by 1742, when Peter Collinson sent plants to John Custis of Williamsburg.


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