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'Tip-Top' rose Description
'Tip-Top (polyantha, Lambert, 1909)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of MLB
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
13 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Polyantha.
Exhibition name: Tip-Top
Origin:
Bred by Peter Lambert (Germany, 1909).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in before 1921 as 'Tip-Top'.
Class:
Polyantha.  
Bloom:
Orange - yellow, carmine-red edges, white reverse, yellow center, ages to lemon-yellow .  Coppery pink.  Moderate fragrance.  Medium, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed buds.  
Habit:
Short, bushy.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Notes:
Actress Mildred Dunnock was born on January 25, 1900. Among her films is Baby Doll.
Do not confuse with Tip Top (Tantau's pink Miniature/Floribunda).
 
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