'Athena' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Margaret MacLean
White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: RühKOR
Florists Rose, Grandiflora, Hybrid Tea.
White or white blend, pink edges. Strong fragrance. 30 petals. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.
Athena (to the Greeks), Minerva (to the Romans), goddess of wisdom, crafts, and war.