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'Muscosa Alba' rose Description
'Mousseuse à fleurs blanches' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Redouté, Pierre-Joseph
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
67 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Moss.
Registration name: Shailer's White Moss
Exhibition name: Shailer's White Moss
Origin:
Discovered by Henry Shailer (senior) (United Kingdom, 1788).
Class:
Moss.  
Bloom:
White or white blend.  Strong fragrance.  Large, double (17-25 petals), quartered bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Habit:
Height of 4' to 6' (120 to 185 cm).  Width of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Notes:
'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.
 
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