Rose (Rosa 'White Knight') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'White Knight'
'Meban'
'Message'
'Message 55'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: White and white blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Other: Florists rose
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, upright
Hybridizer & year: Francis Meilland, 1955
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 7 and warmer
Awards: AARS: 1958

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: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
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: (Virgo x Peace) x Virgo
Child plants: 2 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
1 Last Vintage Gardens sale by Skiekitty Aug 25, 2013 7:01 PM 6
Favorite Fragrant 'Blue' Roses by Steve812 Apr 25, 2014 11:06 PM 27
Rose Question by jakedasnake89 Apr 26, 2012 1:02 PM 65
Seeds? Can I offer them here? by Skiekitty Oct 18, 2010 8:31 AM 2

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