'R. alba suaveolens' rose Description
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White or white blend. Moderate fragrance. 25 to 35 petals. Small, semi-double to double, in small clusters bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer. Glandular sepals buds.
Tall, armed with thorns / prickles, upright. Medium foliage. 3 to 5 leaflets.
Height: 6' to 14' (185 to 425cm).
USDA zone 3b through 9b. Shade tolerant.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Rosa alba var. suaveolens (Dieck) Rehder. Man. cult. trees, ed.1: 437. 1927
The Swedish Rose Society recommends Suaveolens for northern Sweden.
The bloom has 12-17 larger outer petals and 13-17 smaller central petals (see References)