'Alice Stern' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Boronkay (Rose Garden Budatétény)
White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Alice Stern
White, cream center, salmon-yellow shading. Strong fragrance. 30 to 40 petals. Very large, full (26-40 petals), cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Large, long, pointed buds.
Bushy, thornless (or almost), upright, well-branched. Bronze-green foliage.
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .