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'Nevada' rose Description
'Nevada (shrub, Dot, 1927)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jeffcat
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
55 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Hybrid Moyesii.
Registration name: Nevada
Origin:
Bred by Pedro (Pere) Dot (Spain, 1927).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1949 as 'Nevada'.
Class:
Hybrid Moyesii, Shrub.  
Bloom:
White, golden-yellow stamens.  Mild fragrance.  Average diameter 4".  Large, single to semi-double, borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, flat, open bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Large buds.  
Habit:
Tall, arching, bushy, climbing, spreading, suckers on its own roots.  
Height of 7' to 13' (215 to 395 cm).  Width of 8' to 13' (245 to 395 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 3b and warmer.  Can be used for garden, landscape or shrub.  Vigorous.  produces decorative hips.  rain tolerant.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  
Ploidy:
Tetraploid
Notes:
Pedro Dot was born on March 28, 1885, in San Filieu Llobregat near Barcelona, Spain. In an article, Pedro Dot & The Spanish Tradition (American Rose Magazine, November 1999), Bunny Skran wrote: "Undoubtedly, Dot's most successful rose, and one with which his name will always be associated, is 'Nevada'..."


The Swedish Rose Society recommends Nevada for northern Sweden.


Question about parentage, see References.

 
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