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'City of York' rose Description
'City of York' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jeffcat
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
39 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: City of York
Origin:
Bred by Mathias Tantau (1882 - 1953) (Germany, 1939).
Class:
Climber, Floribunda, Cl., Hybrid Wichurana, Large-Flowered Climber.  
Bloom:
Cream - white, yellow stamens.  Moderate fragrance.  15 petals.  Large, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, cupped bloom form.  Prolific, spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.  
Habit:
Tall, climbing.  Glossy, leathery foliage.  
Height of 8' to 20' (245 to 610 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Can be used for garden or pillar.  Hardy.  vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Notes:
Some differences of opinion about Date. See References for more information.
One of the Roses that "passed the test" in Longwood Garden's Ten-Year Rose Trials.
 
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