'Elegans' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Margaret Furness
White, near white or white blend Hybrid Spinosissima.
Registration name: Elegans
White. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 1.5". Small to medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Bushy, suckers on its own roots.
Height of 3' to 7' (90 to 215 cm). Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 3b and warmer. Hardy. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
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Sets dark-colored hips
In his 2001/2002 catalog, Peter Beales dates this rose as before 1650.