'R. luciae' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
White, near white or white blend Species.
Exhibition name: R. luciae
White or white blend. Moderate, clover, green apple fragrance. Average diameter 1.5". Small, single (4-8 petals), borne mostly solitary, in large clusters bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Spreading. Semi-glossy, dark green foliage. 5 to 7 leaflets.
Height of 6' (185 cm). Width of 20' (610 cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer. Can be used for ground cover. Prune after flowering is finished.
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R. luciae Franch. & Rochebr. (1871). According to IOPI, R. wichurana Crép. is a synonym of R. luciae with R. luciae var. wichuraiana (Crép.) Koidz an accepted variety of R. luciae, i.e. at least two varieties of R. wichurana (correctly: R. luciae) exist in commerce.
Hips are oval and red.