'Muscosa Alba' rose Description
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White or white blend. Strong fragrance. Large, double (17-25 petals), quartered bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height of 4' to 6' (120 to 185 cm). Width of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
'Shailer's White Moss' and 'White Bath' are two distinct roses. The former is medium size, double, often shaded pink, glaucous foliage, not well-mossed; the latter large, fuller, pure white, well-mossed. In commerce today, these varities seem confused.