'Unique' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Centifolia.Registration name: Unique Blanche
White, deep pink outer petals. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 2.5". Large, very double, button-eye, flat bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Bushy, lax. Dark green foliage.
Height of up to 5' (up to 150 cm). Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b. Can be used for beds and borders or garden.
Some difference of opinion about origin, see References.
Also, Robert Buist uses the word "provins" for this sport of R. centifolia. Which can be confusing. Provins Roses are Gallicas. Provence Roses are Centifolias.
The term 'White Provins' / 'White Province' / 'White Provence' seems to have been attached to various roses over time. A white centifolia probably already existed in 1600.