Calypso Rose

Rosa 'BAIypso'

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Calypso Rose (Rosa 'BAIypso') at Weston Nurseries

Calypso Rose flowers

Calypso Rose flowers

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Calypso Rose (Rosa 'BAIypso') at Weston Nurseries

Calypso Rose flowers (faded)

Calypso Rose flowers (faded)

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Height:  24 inches

Spread:  24 inches

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  4a

Group/Class:  Easy Elegance Rose

Brand:  Bailey Nurseries Inc.


This own-root variety is very hardy and disease resistant; fully double blooms are coral-apricot, fading to pink and held in contrast to deep green foliage below, consistently blooming throughout the season

Ornamental Features

Calypso Rose features showy coral-pink flowers with peach overtones at the ends of the branches from early summer to late fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green deciduous foliage. The glossy oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color.

Landscape Attributes

Calypso Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Spiny

Calypso Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Calypso Rose will grow to be about 24 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Accent  Massing  Screening  Garden 
Ornamental Features