Scientific Name: Rosa 'Ballerina'
Common Name: Ballerina rose, hybrid musk rose
Family Name: Rosaceae
Origin: Garden origin
Hardiness Zone: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 °C)
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous
Mature Size: 0.7 - 1.3m x 1.0 - 1.5m (height x width)
Habit: Arching, Dense, Twiggy
Form: Mounded
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Attract beneficial insects, Attract butterflies, Container planting, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Hedge row, Mixed shrub border, Summer interest
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Leaves: Compound, Alternate, Soft flexible, Heavily veined, Lustrous, Odd-pinnate, Oblanceolate, Serrate
Flowers: Flowers clustered, Pink, Jun-Jul-Aug-Sep
Fruit: Aggregate fruit, Achene, (Accessory tissue), Orange, Red, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Dense clusters of pale pink 5-petaled flowers to 4cm across; reddish-brown prickles to 5mm long that tend to curve downwards.