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'Rosa banksiae var. banksiae' rose Description
'R. banksiae alba' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Margrant Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
262 favorite votes.  
Average rating: FAIR.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Species.
Exhibition name: Rosa banksia banksia,  R. banksiae,  Rosa banksiae banksiae
Origin:
Discovered 1807.
Introduced in United Kingdom by William Kerr in 1807 as 'R. banksiae alba'.
Introduced in France by Jean-François Boursault in 1817 as 'Rosier de Banks à fleurs blanches'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in before 1911 as 'R. banksiae alba'.
Class:
Hybrid Banksia, Species / Wild.  
Bloom:
White.  Strong, violets fragrance.  Average diameter 0.5".  Small, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, rosette bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Habit:
Tall, climbing, thornless (or almost).  
Height of 20' to 39' 4" (610 to 1200 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Prune after flowering is finished.  This rose blooms on old wood.  
Ploidy:
Diploid
Parentage:
If you know the parentage of this rose, or other details, please contact us.
Notes:
See also Glossary: Banksian Roses.

Thornless.
The double white form was first sent to England in 1807 by William Kerr from garden in or near Canton. See References.

[Rosa banksiae f. alboplena Rehder (1949)
See also Glossary: Banksian Roses.

[Rosa banksiae var. plena Regel (1878)]]

 
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