'R. bracteata' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Species.
Exhibition name: R. bracteata
White. Fragrant stamens. Strong, unpleasant fragrance. Average diameter 2". Medium, single (4-8 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters bloom form. Moderate, blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Climbing. Glossy foliage.
Height: up to 8' (up to 245cm). Width: up to 8' (up to 245cm).
USDA zone 7a through 11. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
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R. bracteata J.C.Wendl (1798). Section Bracteatae. According to Japanese research, this rose was introduced to Japan from Luzon Island, the Philippines, in 1828.
Not consistently hardy colder than Zone 7 in the USA.
In Victoria BC Canada this rose starts flowering late but then blooms continuously till the first frost (November)
Distinct woolly round hips (see description by Lindley 1820).