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'R. bracteata' rose Description
'R. bracteata' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Harris, Peter G.
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
62 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Species.
Exhibition name: R. bracteata
Origin:
Discovered by Lord Macartney (United Kingdom, 1765).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in before 1921 as 'R. bracteata'.
Class:
Species / Wild.  
Bloom:
White or white blend.  Strong fragrance.  Average diameter 2".  Medium, single (4-8 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters bloom form.  Moderate, spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.  
Habit:
Climbing.  Glossy foliage.  
Height of up to 8' (up to 245 cm).  Width of up to 8' (up to 245 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 7a through 11.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Ploidy:
Diploid
Parentage:
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Notes:
R. bracteata J.C.Wendl (1798). Section Bracteatae. According to Japanese research, this rose was introduced to Japan from Luzon Island, the Philippines, in 1828.
Not consistently hardy below Zone 7 in the USA.
In Victoria BC Canada this rose starts flowering late but then blooms continuously till the first frost (November)
 
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