'Polarstern ®' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: TANlarpostExhibition name:
White or white blend. None to mild fragrance. 35 petals. Large, full (26-40 petals), high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, well-branched. Matte, dark green foliage.
Height of 3' to 42" (90 to 105 cm). Width of 27" to 42" (70 to 105 cm).
USDA zone 4b and warmer. Vigorous. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
The first Hybrid Tea to win the Royal National Rose Society's Rose of the Year Award.
Evita Peron was born 7 May 1919 in Colonia Agricola La Union, Argentina. She died 26 July 1952.