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'Mabel Morrison' rose Description
'Mabel Morrison' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Viviane SCHUSSELE
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
12 favorite votes.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Mabel Morrison
Origin:
Discovered by Joseph Broughton (United Kingdom, 1878).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Henry Bennett in 1879 as 'Mabel Morrison'.
Introduced in Australia by George Brunning - St. Kilda Nurseries in 1882 as 'Mabel Morrison'.
Class:
Hybrid Perpetual.  
Bloom:
White, blush shading.  Pink in autumn.  Mild fragrance.  30 petals.  Very large, semi-double to double, cupped bloom form.  Occasional repeat later in the season.  
Habit:
Upright.  
Height of 39" to 5' (100 to 150 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Prune dead wood.  
Notes:
Nigel Pratt of Tasman Bay Roses says this rose has pure white, large flowers tinged with pink in cold weather...
See also 'White Baroness'.
 
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