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White, near white or white blend China.
Registration name: Green Rose
Exhibition name: Green Rose
China / Bengale, Hybrid China.
Green. None / no fragrance. Average diameter 2". Medium, borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in large clusters, rosette bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height: 23" to 4' (60 to 120cm). Width: 2' to 3' (60 to 90cm).
USDA zone 7b through 10b. Can be used for cut flower, exhibition or garden. Shade tolerant.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Rosa chinensis f. viridiflora (Lavallée) C.K.Schneid. (1905)
A study in 2006 showed that 'Viridiflora' is genetically identical to 'Old Blush'
Nigel Pratt of Tasman Bay Roses says this rose has small, many-petalled flowers of an unusual shape, in shades of dull green and reddish brown...
Sangerhausen lists Viridiflora as a Hybrid China and the date as 1856...