Water Wise Plants
Rosa chinensis 'Mutabilis'
ROE-sah chin-EN-sis mew-TAB-ill-iss
8 ft. to 10 ft. tall and wide
Low: water every three weeks until the root ball is wet
Full to half sun
Maintenance- Design- Planting Tips
Rosa 'Mutabilis' grows into a large shrub with delicate blossoms that open orange, then turn pink and finally maroon as it ages. The bronzy colored new foliage is also attractive. Blooming all summer, it is a focal point in the garden.
PADG Notes: This rose is pruned back to about four feet in February, selectively cutting smaller branches back to a main stem. This helps keep the plant a manageable size and encourages lots of blooms over the summer.
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