'Long John Silver' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Hybrid Setigera.
Registration name: Long John Silver (Rambler, Horvath, 1934)
Climber, Hybrid Setigera, Large-Flowered Climber, Rambler.
White, silver(y) shading. Silvery white. Moderate fragrance. up to 50 petals. Average diameter 2.75". Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, cupped bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height: 16'5" to 19'8" (500 to 600cm).
USDA zone 2b through 8b. Very hardy. very vigorous. shade tolerant.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
See References for questions about the accuracy of the identification of the rose in commerce in the USA as 'Long John Silver.' Said to be 'Iceland Queen'.