'Aksel Olsen' rose Description
Photo courtesy of roseexpert
White, near white or white blend.
White and yellow. Strong, sweet fragrance. Average diameter 1.75". Single (4-8 petals) bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Dark green foliage.
Height of up to 23' (up to 700 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
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Raised at the Botanical Garden in Copehagen, Denmark in 1923, from seeds sent by Hortus Vilmorin, France (as Rosa helenae). Introduced by Lars-Åke Gustavsson, Sweden 1998 and published in "Rosor fför Noridiska Trädgårdar" 1998. Vigorous rambler, to 7 m. Spines, numerous. Leaves dark green. Flowers 30-100 (-300), yellowish white to white, single, 3,5-5 cm wide. Strong sweet fragrance. Hips orange red to brownish red. Once blooming, medium-late. Very free flowering. (thanks Ulf)