Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: Light pink
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: None
Class: Alba
Fragrance: Strong
Misc: Shade tolerant
Hybridizer & year: Unknown, circa 1739
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5-9

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
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)
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Celestial'
  • 'Celeste'
  • 'Minden Rose'

Common names
  • Rose

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Location: central New Hampshire
Date: 2019-06-27
The sweetest smelling rose in my garden!
Location: Hafnarfjordur, SW Iceland
Date: August 17, 2007
Location: From my collection. Poland.
Location: From my collection.
Location: From my collection.
Location: From my collection.
Location: From my collection.
Location: From my collection.
Location: Hafnarfjordur, SW Iceland
Date: 7 August, 2007
Location: From my collection.
Location: From my collection.
Location: From my collection.
Location: From my collection.
Location: From my collection.
Location: From my collection.
Location: From my collection.
Location: From my collection.

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