'Acidalie' rose Description
Photo courtesy of zwerggarten
White, near white or white blend Bourbon.
Registration name: Acidalie (bourbon, Rousseau, 1837)
Exhibition name: Acidalie
White, light pink shading, lighter outer petals. Pink edges when aging. Mild fragrance. Average diameter 2.75". Medium to large, very double, borne mostly solitary, cupped, reflexed bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Rounded. Medium, dark green foliage. 5 to 7 leaflets.
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Very vigorous. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
A copy of the rose from the National Plant Collection of Victor Lewis, Braintree, Essex, was planted in Sangerhausen after 2011.