'Ormiston Roy' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Museo Giardino della Rosa Antica
Deep yellow Shrub.
Registration name: Ormiston Roy
Hybrid Spinosissima, Shrub, Species Cross.
Deep yellow. Average diameter 2.75". Medium, single (4-8 petals) bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Bushy. Small foliage. 7 to 9 leaflets.
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm). Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Disease susceptibility: disease resistant. Needs little care; relatively disease-free and quite hardy. Prune lightly or not at all.
See References for differences of opinion about the parentage of this rose. The parentage may be:
Allard x R. spinosissima
(Allard x R. spinosissima) x (Allard x R. spinosissima)
Dedicated to William Ormiston Roy (1874 - 1958), Canadian landscape architect of Scottish origin, superintendent of the Mount Royal Cemetery of Montreal from 1898 onwards.