'Mary Washington' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Kathy Strong's Del Cerro Garden
White, near white or white blend Noisette.
Registration name: Mary Washington
Exhibition name: Mary Washington
White and pink. Strong fragrance. Double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
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Mary Ball Washington was the mother of George Washington, first president of the United States. She was born in 1708 and died on 25 August 1789 at Mount Vernon, Fairfax County, Virginia. In 1772, George Washington purchased a home for his mother in Fredericksburg Virginia. Mary Washington spent the last seventeen years of her life in this home, now called the Mary Washington House.