Rose (Rosa banksiae 'Purezza') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Purezza'
'The Pearl'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Small: under 2"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: semi-double: 8-15 petals
Rose bloom color: White and white blend
Extra Bloom Info: Semi-double to double, in clusters
Rebloom: Some
Class: Other: Hybrid banksia
Extra Color Info: White
Growth Habit: Climbing habit, tall, 10-18 feet
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: Quinto Mansuino, 1961

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: 10-18 feet
Plant Spread: 8-10 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Comments:
Posted by zuzu (Northern California - Zone 9a) on Apr 30, 2011 6:23 AM

This essentially is a reblooming White Lady Banks with a strong fragrance.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Aphid resistant? by Aerith May 14, 2019 6:09 PM 10
March Rose Blooms in 2014 by zuzu Apr 12, 2014 7:42 AM 13
New blooms, first week of May 2012 by zuzu May 12, 2012 10:41 AM 29
New blooms, last week of April by zuzu May 4, 2011 10:05 PM 67

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