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White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name:
LENipExhibition name: Pascali ®
Bred by Lens
Introduced in Australia by T. G. Stewart
in 1964 as 'Pascali'.
White or white blend. None to mild, tea fragrance. Large, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Large, dark green foliage.
Height of 30" to 6' 7" (75 to 200 cm). Width of 20" to 4' (50 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 7b through 11. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
Susan, the photographer who took this shot of Pascali says there's a story to go with the photograph. Most of her photographs are taken in the field. This one wasn't. It's one of the only instances where Susan actually staged the picture. In fact, if you look closely, you'll see a piece of blue tack holding the stem to the black background. An American lady had contacted her and asked for a photograph of a white rose for her son. This lovely photograph is the result.