Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Very large: 6" or more
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: White and white blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Extra Color Info: White blend, pink edges
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 4-7 feet, upright
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Herbert C. Swim, 1959
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 7 and warmer
Awards: AARS: 1960

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Plant Height: 4-7 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: White and pink
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Charlotte Armstrong x Peace
Child plants: 5 child plants

Common names
  • Rose

Photo Gallery

Date: 2013-08-18
Photo by seilMI
Location: Indiana
Date: 2017-08-12

photo credit:  Yoko Nekonomania

photo credit:  Yoko Nekonomania
Location: Indiana
Date: 2017-08-01
Location: San Jose Heritage Rose Garden.
Date: April
photo by Stan Shebs

Date: 2015-09-08

Date: 2012-10-03

Date: 2012-06-05
Photo by zuzu
Location: In my Northern California garden

At a nursery
Photo by Tex68

Date: 2019-06-16

Date: 2019-06-16

Date: 2012-10-03

Date: 2012-09-27
Photo by zuzu

Date: 2012-07-14
Location: San Jose Heritage Rose Garden
Date: 2008-10-20
Photo by zuzu
Location: San Jose Heritage Rose Garden
Date: 2008-10-20

At a nursery
Photo by Tex68
Location: San Jose Heritage Rose Garden
Date: 2008-05-20

Date: 2015-06-03

Date: 2015-09-08
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  • Posted by Lavanda (TX - Zone 8a) on Mar 3, 2014 5:57 PM concerning plant:
    I love this rose! It has large blossoms, which are white with pale yellow and pink accents, mostly picotee. Fragrance is nice. I have grown it at previous residences, and it is back on my want list.

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