'Jeanne d'Arc' rose Description
Photo courtesy of La Sagne
White, near white or white blend Polyantha.
Exhibition name: Jeanne d'Arc
White to cream. Moderate fragrance. Medium, semi-double to double, cluster-flowered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
Different opinions on parentage - see References.
Joan of Arc [Jeanne d'Arc], also known as "La Pucelle" and "The Maid of Orleans", French general. Born circa 1412, she was burned at the stake 30 May 1431. She was canonized on 16 May 1920. Her feast day is celebrated 30 May and in France there's a national festival in her honor on the second Sunday in May.