'Helen Naudé' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: KORdienaExhibition name:
White, pink blending, pink edges. None / no fragrance. Average diameter 4.75". Very large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed buds.
Medium, bushy. Large, matte, medium green foliage.
Height of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm). Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 7b through 10b. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. 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) .
This rose is named for a popular South African radio announcer.
Possible parentage suggested in Comments section.