'Nevada' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Hybrid Moyesii.
Registration name: Nevada
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.
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).
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.
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.