'Innocence' rose Description
Photo courtesy of scvirginia
White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Innocence (hybrid tea, Chaplin, 1921)
Exhibition name: Innocence
White, golden-yellow stamens. Strong fragrance. 12 petals. Large, single to semi-double, borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, ruffled bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Armed with thorns / prickles.
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Nigel Pratt of Tasman Bay Roses says the flowers are almost single, large and white...
For clarification about parentage, see References.