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Planted at Mount Vernon


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    The White Rose of York is a large rose with elegant white flowers in the late spring and early summer. It is prone to sprawling and can be tied to posts or trellises to help keep it in check. This rose's beautiful white flower is followed by rose hips which take on a gorgeous color in the fall.

    Latin Name

    Rosa x alba 'Semi-Plena'


    Family

    Rosaceae


    Type of Plant

    Rose

    Bloom Season

    May - June


    Seasons

    Spring

    Specifications

    Max Height: 9'
    Max Spread: 5'

    Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun

    Colors


    Native Range

    Europe


    History

    The White Rose of York is the symbol of the House of York, who famously fought in the War of the Roses. This rose has been known in cultivation since the 1600s.


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