'Niphetos' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Tea.
Registration name: Niphetos
White. Outer petals large, center petals narrow, crumpled, (ragged, irregular). Thorns are solitary, much recurved, and very thick. (pédoncle quadrangulaire). Strong fragrance. Average diameter 3.25". Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), globular, nodding or "weak neck" bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Well-branched. Small, light green, dense foliage. 3 to 5 leaflets.
Height: 2' to 3' (60 to 90cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
"Niphetos" = "Falling snow" in Greek