'Alba Semi-plena' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Alba.
Registration name: Alba Semi-plena
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White, yellow stamens. Strong fragrance. 15 to 19 petals. Average diameter 2.5". Large, semi-double to double, cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer. Leafy sepals buds.
Arching. Medium, grey-green foliage.
Height: 6' to 9'10" (185 to 300cm). Width: 4' to 5' (120 to 150cm).
USDA zone 3b through 9b. Can be used for garden. Produces decorative hips. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood.. Can be grown as a climber in mild climates. Prune after flowering is finished. This rose blooms on old wood.
Rosa alba var. semi-plena Ser. Mél. bot. 1(1):36.1818.
Produces red hips in fall.