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'R. alba suaveolens' rose Description
'Suaveolens (alba, unknown, before 1750)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jedmar
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
66 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Alba.
Registration name: Alba Suaveolens
Origin:
Bred by Unknown (before 1750).
Class:
Alba.  
Bloom:
White or white blend.  Moderate fragrance.  Small, semi-double (9-16 petals), in small clusters bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  Glandular sepals buds.  
Habit:
Tall, armed with thorns / prickles, upright.  Medium foliage.  3 to 5 leaflets.  

Height: 6' to 14' (185 to 425cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 3b through 9b.  Shade tolerant.  
Patents:
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Ploidy:
Hexaploid
Parentage:
Notes:
Rosa alba var. suaveolens (Dieck) Rehder. Man. cult. trees, ed.1: 437. 1927
The Swedish Rose Society recommends Suaveolens for northern Sweden.
 
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