This showy yellow shrub rose is a Canary Bird Rose-Rosa xanthina, the earliest flowering rose in our parts.
In late spring, early summer, the entire shrub is covered with a mass of delicate, scented, bright yellow flowers.
Under the spectacular clusters of flowers, a distinctive, fern-like foliage is visible, on its arching, thorny stems.
Because of its size, this shrub rose is not easy to find in small gardens.
As Canary Bird Rose shrubs don't like pruning, they can grow to a height of 2.5-3 m with a slightly larger spread.
I took these photos at our Botanical garden (in Cluj-Napoca) where it has plenty of room to spread its graceful branches.
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