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Scientific Name: Rosa 'Ballerina'
Pronunciation: ROE-zuh
Common Name: Ballerina rose, hybrid musk rose
Family Name: Rosaceae
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous
Key ID Features: Dense clusters of pale pink 5-petaled flowers to 4 cm across; reddish-brown prickles to 5 mm long that tend to curve downwards.
Course(s): HORT 2355

Habit: Arching, Dense, Twiggy
Form: Mounded
Texture: Medium - fine
Mature Size:
Height:0.7 - 1.3m
Spread:1.0 - 1.5m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Garden origin (hybrid by J.A. Bentall in1937, parentage unknown)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium: Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Water Use: Low
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Attract beneficial insects, Attract butterflies, Container planting, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Hedge row, Mixed shrub border, Summer interest
Additional Info: Google
Ballerina rose, hybrid musk rose
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Compound
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Heavily veined, Soft flexible
Surfaces: Lustrous
Compound Leaf: Odd-pinnate
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Oblanceolate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Rounded
Margins: Serrate

Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Flowers clustered
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Ovary Position:Perigynous
Colour (petals): Showy, Pink
Flower Scent: None
Flower Time at Peak: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Additional Info: Many simple pistils

Fruit Type: Achene, Aggregate fruit
Fruit Colour: Orange, Red
Fruiting Time: Sep, Oct
Additional Info: Not showy, Accessory tissue, Fruit type is commonly referred to as a rose 'hip'.

Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Prickles, Stipule, leafy

Propagation: Cuttings
Pest Susceptibility: Aphids or adelgids, Diptera - true flies, Fungal leaf spot, Galls, Leafhopper or spittlebug, Mildew, Mites, Rust, Thrips,
Specific Pests: Diplocarpon rosae, Crown gall images
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