'Turnvater Jahn' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Karin Schade
White, near white or white blend Hybrid Perpetual.
White, pink center. Very large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Large buds.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Vigorous.
Sangerhausen describes the color of the bloom of Turnvater Jahn as white with pink.
Turnvater (Gym-Father) Jahn was Friedrich Ludwig Jahn (1778-1852), German nationalist who created in 1811 the movement of "German Gymnastics", as an anti-napoleonic drive.