'Commander Gillette' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Jim Sproul
Pink. Mild fragrance. Small, single (4-8 petals), in small clusters bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Thornless (or almost).
Height of 6' to 8' (185 to 245 cm).
USDA zone 3b through 9b. Very hardy. Disease susceptibility: very blackspot resistant..
Kim Rupert reports that 'Basye's Thornless' is '65-626', and is synonymous with 'Commander Gillette' [see also photos of 77-361] The breeding is R. carolina alba x 'Hugh Dickson'. It's single, thornless, repeat blooming and deciduous. (See Comments)