'Marie van Houtte' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Tea.
Registration name: Marie van Houtte
Cream, pink shading, pink edges, buff undertones. Moderate fragrance. Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, globular, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height: 3' to 9' (90 to 275cm). Width: 3' (90cm).
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Said to be similar to 'Mme Paul Marny' - see.
'Marie van Houtte' in commerce in Europe is often 'William R. Smith'. WRS is creamy white and shaded shell-pink at the centre (blanc crème, centre teinté rosé). MVH is yellowish white, edged pink (blanc jaunâtre liseré rose vif).