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'Rosa rugosa 'Alba'' rose Description
'<i>Rosa rugosa</i> 'Alba'' rose photo
Photo courtesy of lasour
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
56 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Species.
Class:
Species / Wild.  
Bloom:
White.  Strong fragrance.  5 petals.  Medium to large, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered bloom form.  Occasional repeat later in the season.  
Habit:
Armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, sends out runners, suckers on its own roots.  Large, matte, wrinkled (rugose) foliage.  7 to 9 leaflets.  
Height of 5' to 7' (150 to 215 cm).  Width of up to 6' (up to 185 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 2b through 8b.  Drought resistant.  produces decorative hips.  Do not dead head.  Do not spray.  
Ploidy:
Diploid
Parentage:
If you know the parentage of this rose, or other details, please contact us.
Notes:
Large orange hips.
Source: http://item.rakuten.co.jp/baranoie/c/0000003425
Labeled in New Zealand as "White Turkistan Rose'
 
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