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'Tonner's Fancy' rose Description
'Tonner's Fancy' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rosarosam (HMF administrative volunteer)
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
7 favorite votes.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: Tonner's Fancy
Origin:
Bred by Alister Clark (Australia, 1928).
Class:
Climber, Hybrid Gigantea, Large-Flowered Climber.  
Bloom:
Cream, light pink center, pink flecks, ages to white .  Moderate fragrance.  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, globular bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Habit:
Climbing.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Vigorous.  
Notes:
There appears to be more than one version of 'Tonner's Fancy' in Australian commerce: Refer references.

Glenara Tonner’s Fancy – the leaves are smaller than “Thelangerin Tennis Court Rose”.
The flower is not nicely arranged and has a slightly messy look.

The “Thelangerin Tennis Court Rose” is nearly white, a much neater flower almost of classical form.
 
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