Rose (Rosa 'Rival de Paestum') in the Roses Database

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: White and white blend
Extra Bloom Info: Double to full
Rebloom: Good
Class: Tea
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Jean Beluze, 1841
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 7 and warmer

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)
Plant Height: 3-5 feet
Plant Spread: 2-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Unknown
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: Mottisfont Abbey Garden, UK
By Orsola
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Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 11, 2013 8:22 PM

Noted by Antique Rose Emporium:
"Nancy Steen gave a good description of this rose as "creamy-white, with loosely nodding blooms and dark mahogany coloured foliage. This gem.... possibly rivalled in beauty the roses grown by Greek gardeners at Paestum, in the days of Neros might." We can add that this rose has a sweet scent, is a vigorous grower and of all the Teas, is the most true white."

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