'Maiden's Blush' rose Description
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• Alba Incarnata
• Alba Maiden's Blush
• Bella Donna (Alba, before 1500)
• Belle Fille
• Blush Rose (alba)
• Carné (syn. 'Great Maiden's Blush')
• Carnea (Alba)
• Cuisse de Nymphe
• Grande Cuisse de Nymphe
• Great Maiden's Blush
• Incarnata Major
• La Virginale
• Petite Cuisse de Nymphe
• Regalis (syn. 'Maiden's Blush')
• Rosa alba incarnata
• Rosa alba 'Maiden's Blush'
• Rosa alba rubicunda
• Rosa alba subtaxon plena Rössig
• Rosa alba var. incarnata (Mill.) Weston
• Rosa alba var. regia carnea
• Rosa alba var. rubicunda Rössig
• Rosa carnea
• R. incarnata
• Rosa incarnata Mill. synonym
• Rosa rubicans
• Rosa X alba 'Cuisse de Nymphe'
• Rosa X alba var. carnea hort.
• "Tertin Kartano"
• "Tertti"Also referenced as:
Maiden's Blush, Great, Small Maiden's Blush, Maiden's Small Blush, Belladonna (syn. 'Maiden's Blush'), Rosier Incarnat, Alba rubigens, Great Cuisse de Nymphe, Cuisse de Nymphe Grande, Grosse cuisse de nymphe, Royal White Rose, Rosa alba Carnea, Carnation Rose
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White, near white or white blend Alba.Registration name:
Maiden's BlushExhibition name: Great Maiden's Blush
White, blush shading. Strong fragrance. up to 50 petals. Average diameter 3.25". Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, rosette bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Arching, bushy, thornless (or almost), upright. Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage. 5 to 7 leaflets.
Height of 4' 11" to 8' 2" (150 to 250 cm). Width of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).
USDA zone 3b through 9b. Vigorous. shade tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Prune after flowering is finished.
(Mill.) Weston Bot. univ. 1: 247. 1770
Parentage is uncertain, see References for more information.
References to both Small Maiden's Blush and Great Maiden's Blush are given here. please see specific Reference for more information.
'Beauté Tendre' differs from 'Cuisse de Nymphe' by its foliage, which is more glaucous and rounded, and its ovary, which is shorter. - see References.
The Swedish Rose Society recommends Maiden's Blush for northern Sweden.
"Tertti" or "Tertin Kartano" (KESKAS-833) is a found rose from Finland which has been identified as 'Small Maiden's Blush' (2005).