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'Lyda Rose' Description
'Lyda Rose' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Jack L
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
76 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Shrub.
Registration name: LETlyda
Origin:
Bred by Kleine Lettunich (United States, 1994).
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
White, pink edges, pink reverse, yellow stamens.  Strong fragrance.  5 petals.  Average diameter 2.5".  Single (4-8 petals) bloom form.  Occasional repeat later in the season.  
Habit:
Arching.  
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be trained as a climber.  shade tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Notes:
Heirloom Old Garden Roses says Lyda Rose was bred by Kleine Lettunich from 'Francis E. Lester' and named for her daughter and the song from The Music Man. The 2-1/2 inch white blooms, which are produced in large sprays on long cutting stems and literally cover the bush, are edged with lavender-pink...
 
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