'Mary Anna Bumby' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Jocelyn
White or white blend. Pink buds opening to white. Strong fragrance. Small, in large clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
Some difference of opinion about parentage. 'Jane Williams' 1985 said to have been the seed parent.
Mary Smales (nee Bumby) 1811-1862. When Mary Bumby landed at the Wesleyan mission station at Mangungu, Hokianga, in March 1839, she brought ashore two hives of honey bees from Sydney.