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"Darlow's Enigma" rose Description
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Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
86 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Hybrid Musk.
Origin:
Discovered by Mike Darlow (United States, 1993).
Introduced in United States by Heirloom Roses, Inc. (USA) in circa 1995 as '"Darlow's Enigma"'.
Class:
Found Rose, Hybrid Musk.  
Bloom:
White, yellow stamens.  Strong fragrance.  Average diameter 1.5".  Small, single to semi-double, in large clusters bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Habit:
Armed with thorns / prickles.  Dark green foliage.  
Height of 7' to 10' (215 to 305 cm).  Width of 6" to 1' (15 to 30 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4b through 10b.  Heat tolerant.  shade tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Notes:
Mike Darlow of Eugene, OR, took a specimen to Heirloom Roses, Inc.
Some rosarians think Cascadia is the true identity of "Darlow's Enigma."
Snowstorm, 1907 is also being considered
 
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