Photo courtesy of Marina's Rose Garden. Amelia, Virginia
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White, near white or white blend Shrub.Registration name: LETlyda
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.
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be trained as a climber. shade tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
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...