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'Niphetos, Cl.' rose Description
'Niphetos, Cl.' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jedmar
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
7 favorite votes.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Tea, Cl..
Registration name: Niphetos, Cl.
Exhibition name: Niphetos, Cl.
Origin:
Discovered by Williams & Co. Keynes (United Kingdom, 1889).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in before 1911 as 'Climbing Niphetos'.
Class:
Climber, Tea, Cl..  
Bloom:
White.  Strong fragrance.  Average diameter 3.75".  Globular, reflexed bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Tall, climbing.  
Height of 10' (305 cm).  Width of 6' (185 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Parentage:
Notes:
Presumably the climber would have the same blooms as the bush which has a description of: "Outer petals large, center petals narrow, crumpled, (ragged, irregular). Thorns very thick".

Similar to 'Paul Kr├╝ger'.
The Peter Beales Collection of Classic Roses 2000-2001 says this rose was a florists' variety during late Victorian times.
 
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