Rosa Mundi (Shrub Rose)
- Summer Flowering
- Garden Merit Award
- Little or no thorns
(Gallica) 'Rosa gallica versicolour'. A striking and very old, bushy rose. The large, semi-double blooms have splashes of pink and white on a crimson background. Hardy. Will bare ornamental hips if left undeadheaded. Tolerant of poorer soils and shade. Can be planted in a container or as a hedge.
Said to be named after Fair Rosamund, mistress of Henry II. Unknown origin circa 12th century.