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'Snowbush Rose' Description
'Dupontii' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Helena Verghese Borg
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
96 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Species.
Registration name: Dupontii
Origin:
Bred by André Dupont (Du Pont) (France, 1817).
Class:
Hybrid Moschata, Miscellaneous OGR, Species / Wild.  
Bloom:
White, ages to blush .  Moderate, musk, sweet fragrance.  Average diameter 2.75".  Medium, single to semi-double, cluster-flowered, cupped bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Habit:
Arching, bushy, climbing, spreading, upright, well-branched.  Medium, matte, medium green foliage.  5 leaflets.  
Height of 7' to 10' (215 to 305 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Vigorous.  heat tolerant.  shade tolerant.  
Ploidy:
Tetraploid
Notes:
Differences of opinions about parentage, see References.

The name Rosa dupontii does not appear in the International Organization for Plant Information 2006 list of approved Latin names.
 
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