Rosa ‘Francis E. Lester’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Climbing Rose, Musk

 

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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza

 

 

English translation by Peter Thompson

 

 

 

A hybrid of Rosa moschata and Rosa multiflora , created in the USA in 1946 by Lester Rose Gardens.

Small, single flowers, white but suffused in pink at the apex, slightly perfumed.

As a Rambler it reaches almost 5 metres in height, but can be cultivated also without a support, as a shrub.

Parentage :

‘Kathleen’ × Seedling

 

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The photographic file of Giuseppe Mazza

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