'Long John Silver' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Hybrid Setigera.
Registration name: Long John Silver
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 of 16' 5" to 19' 8" (500 to 600 cm).
USDA zone 2b through 8b. Very hardy. very vigorous. shade tolerant.
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