Shrub Rose, Buck Roses Collection
Rosa 'Paloma Blanca'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Paloma Blanca
Hybridized by Buck
Registered or introduced: 1984
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Class:

Shrub

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Bloom Color:

White (w)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Cupped

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Habit:

Shrub

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Other Details:

Resistant to black spot

Resistant to mildew

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By grafting

By budding

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Iowa City, Iowa

Camden, Maine

Raleigh, North Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Aug 27, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

A great landscape rose that's also an excellent cutting rose. A prolific bloomer. Opens slowly and lasts a long time on the shrub or in the vase. Unusual among white roses in dropping its petals before they begin to turn brown.

Very blackspot resistant---this cultivar can be grown without fungicide here on the east coast of N. America without having it defoliate.

Plants in trade often show virus-like symptoms. If you want to grow this, I suggest you get a virus-indexed plant from a reliable source.