'42-03-01' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Barden, Paul
Soft buttery yellow fading to near white. Moderate, tea fragrance. 20 to 30 petals. Average diameter 3". Medium, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, cupped bloom form. Prolific, once-blooming spring or summer. Small buds.
Armed with thorns / prickles, lax, mounded. Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 5' (150 cm). Width of 8' to 15' (245 to 455 cm).
USDA zone 6a and warmer. Very hardy. very vigorous. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, very blackspot resistant., very mildew resistant, very rust resistant.
This selection is being used for breeding because of its superior disease resistance and vigor. It doesn't set seed and its pollen doesn't work on everything, but its offspring have excellent vigor and superb foliage.
Chances are this is a Triploid with some fertility.
The seed parent, 0-47-19 = Rosa wichurana Crépin × Floradora