'City of York' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Roger Willeghems
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White, near white or white blend Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: City of York
Climber, Floribunda, Cl., Hybrid Wichurana, Large-Flowered Climber.
Cream - white, yellow stamens. Moderate fragrance. 15 petals. Large, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, cupped bloom form. Prolific, spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.
Tall, climbing. Glossy, leathery foliage.
Height of 8' to 20' (245 to 610 cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer. Can be used for garden or pillar. Hardy. vigorous. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
Some differences of opinion about Date. See References for more information.
One of the Roses that "passed the test" in Longwood Garden's Ten-Year Rose Trials.