'R. moschata nivea' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Species.Registration name: Dupontii
Hybrid Moschata, Miscellaneous OGR, Species / Wild.
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.
Arching, bushy, climbing, spreading, upright, well-branched. Medium, matte, medium green foliage. 5 leaflets.
Height of 7' to 10' (215 to 305 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Vigorous. heat tolerant. shade tolerant.
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.