Hybrid Spinosissima (Hspn)
Hybrid Spinosissima roses are a type of hybrid rose that have been bred from the species Rosa spinosissima, also known as the Scotch rose. These roses are typically small, compact bushes that produce clusters of bright, colorful flowers. They are known for their excellent disease resistance, hardiness, and tolerance for poor soil conditions.
The Hybrid Spinosissima group includes a wide range of rose cultivars, with colors ranging from deep reds to pale pinks and whites. Many of these roses have a delicate, sweet fragrance that adds to their overall appeal. Some popular varieties of Hybrid Spinosissima roses include ‘Stanwell Perpetual’, ‘Harison’s Yellow’, and ‘Complicata’.
Hybrid Spinosissima roses were first introduced in the early 19th century by rose breeders in Europe. They quickly gained popularity for their hardiness and beauty, and were frequently used as hedging plants and in cottage gardens. Today, they remain a popular choice for gardeners looking for low-maintenance, disease-resistant roses that add color and fragrance to their landscape.