'Niphetos, Cl.' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cliff's New California Low Desert Garden
White, near white or white blend Tea, Cl..
Registration name: Niphetos, Cl.
Exhibition name: Niphetos, Cl.
White. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 3.75". Globular, reflexed bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 10' (305 cm). Width of 6' (185 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
Presumably the climber would have the same blooms as the bush which has a description of: "Outer petals large, center petals narrow, crumpled, (ragged, irregular). Thorns very thick".
Similar to 'Paul Krüger'.
The Peter Beales Collection of Classic Roses 2000-2001 says this rose was a florists' variety during late Victorian times.