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Name Description Breeder Introduced Type Climbing
Aimée Vibert medium double flowers in clusters, pure white dark green foliage. Very late start to flowering. Vibert 1828 Noisette
Alba Odorata A Bracteata x Roxburgii hybrid. Flowers medium white/flesh, hint of pink, a good climber flowering late. At times reluctant to open pre-1811 Misc Y
Anatole de Montesquiou small flowered in clusters, white, once flowering climber. A sempervirens hybrid. Van Houtte 1852 Misc Y
Anne Marie de Montraval small, semi-double cupped flowers, pure white in very large clusters held above foliage. Small shrub Widow Rambaux/
Dubreuil
1879 Polyantha
Anne-Marie Cote small to medium bloom, double, pure white, sometimes tinged pink, in clusters. Of the ‘Blush Noisette’ type Guillot fils 1875 Noisette
Barron de Maynard medium to large, double flowers,w hite all of the roses of this cross are similar. It is often described as a noisette but should really come under the heading of bourbon Lacharme 1865 Bourbon
Belle Blanca Single white flowers on a huge climber, thought to be a white sport of ‘Belle Portugaise’ or seedling of ‘Montecito’ unknown unknkown Hybrid gigantea Y
Bianca di Corbara Found by Walter Branchi. Very large and double, white, lightly suffused with pink, medium fragrance, possibly a very early HT Branch (Intro.) 1977 Tea
Blanc Pur large double blooms, white with greenish shades. Fragrant. I am a little suspicious with this identification, not expecting a noisette of this age to have such large flowers Mauget 1827 Noisette
Bobbie James small, semi-double white flowers in clusters, a once flowering Multiflora Sunningdale 1960 Misc
Bouquet Tout Fait medium sized, double flowers a creamy white. Fragrant Laffay pre 1836 Noisette
Brightside Cream pale yellow buds opening creamy white, medium size flowers, a small climber, surprisingly still unidentified n/a Found Bermuda Noisette Y
Cooper’s Burmese single, quite large blooms, white, a huge climber, Cooper 1923 Misc Y
Darlow’s Enigma small semi-double white flowers in large clusters, flowers a bit later but goes on till frost. Strong fragrance that wafts through the garden. Very large shrub M. Darlow intro. Noisette
Devoniensis Flowers large, double, a very pale creamy yellow fading to white, darker centres. Foster 1838 Tea
Ducher full, creamy white, probably some tea blood in this rose Ducher 1869 China
Dussi Medium,double rosette shaped flower, white with pink heart. Fragrant Branchi intro. 1998 Noisette
Faith Whittlesey medium double flowers a very pale creamy pink with shell pink centre Viraraghaven 2006 Tea
Fen Zhang Lu very full, double, globular rosette form a light pink with outer petals white Maebara/Ueda intro. China
Fortune’s Five Colour medium to small blooms which are white but have variable markings of red or pink, occasionally a full red appears Fortune 1843 Tea
Gardenia medium flower, double, white to cream Soupert & Notting 1898 Wichuriana
Gloire de Deventer white with pink Soupert & Notting 1896 Tea
Gribaldo Nicola Very large, well formed globular flowers, silvery white on blush pink, yellow centre. Fragrant. Soupert & Notting 1890 Noisette
Ibrido di Castello semi-double creamy-white cupped, remontant. Very fragrant Ragionieri 1920 Banksiae/
Banksiae
Indiana Semperflorens medium flowers, cupped, pale blush to lilac pre-1882 China
Jeanne d’Arc Medium semi-double flowers in clusters, creamy white to pure white. Fragrant. Verdier 1882 Noisette
Kiftsgate small white flowers in large clusters. A selected form of Filipes, the famous tree climber Kiftsgate Court unknown Misc Y
Kronprinzessin Viktoria von Preussen milky white with pale yellow centre on opening , fragrant. Sport of ‘Souv. De la Malmaison’ Volvert/
Spaeth
1888 Bourbon
Lamarque Fairly large, flat, double, white with sulphur centre, in clusters of 3-6, some fragrance. Continuous bloomer Marechal 1830 Noisette
Le Pactole medium to large, double flowers opening creamy white from yellow buds on a large healthy bush Miellez pre-1841 Tea
Maitland White Medium large, double, slight recurve of petals white, delicately tinged pink at
centre
Found (Bermuda) Found Noisette
Marie Dermar yellowish white, medium scent. Seedling of ‘Louise d’Arzens’ Geschwindt 1889 Bourbon
Mary Washington Clusters of small, semi-double flowers, white tinged pink. Continous bloomer. Has not shown signs of climbing or getting higher that 0.5 m for us n/a 1790? Noisette
Merete Stenbrock creamy white suffused pink. Intro. Branchi 1996 China
Milkmaid Large sprays of creamy white, single flowers. Vigorous Clark Noisette
Mlle Blanche Durrschmidt Flesh coloured tea, to be confirmed Guillot 1878 Tea
Mlle de Sombreuil large double flowers, white with a hint of rose Robert 1851 Tea
Mme Adolfe Dohair white to be confirmed Puyravaud 1900 Tea
Mme Alfred Carrière Medium large, full, opens flat, pale blush fading white, yellowish base. Continous flowering. Fragrant Schwartz 1879 Noisette
Mme Alfred de Rougemont medium to small flowers, double, cupped in clusters, pure white, lightly shaded pink and carmine at edge of petals. Lacharme 1862 Bourbon
Mme Bérard (Guillot clone) salmon yellow flowers edged with pink. Hopefully correct this time Levet 1870
Mme Bravy large, full creamy white with pink centre. Guillot père 1845 Tea
Mme François Pittet small, very double white globular Lacharme 1877 Bourbon
Mme Joseph Schwartz White with blush centre, Comtesse de Labarthe seedlinglight blush, petals tinged with carmine, cupped Schwartz 1880
Mme Maurin large, full, cupped, creamy white with pink centre Guillot 1852 Tea
Mme Melanie Willermoz large, double, convex flower a creamy white with salmon pink at centre. Splendid foliage Lacharme 1845 Tea
Moonlight small , semi-double creamy white flowers in clusters, prominent stamens. Repeat flowering Hybrid Musk. Pemberton 1913 Misc
Mrs Campbell Hall very large, double bloom, creamy white with pink tinges, especially at centre Hall/A.Dickson 1914 Tea
Mrs Foley Hobbs large, double creamy white, slightly nodding blooms, opens reluctantly but very pretty when it does. Very thorny Dickson 1910 Tea
Mrs Herbert Hawksworth Large, double flower, milky white Dickson 1912 Tea
Mrs Herbert Stevens (CL) large, double flowers, attractive spiral buds, white tinged pale pink, climbing. Pernet-Ducher 1922 Hybrid Tea Y
Mrs Richard Turnbull large single flowered, white, fragrant 1x Clark 1945 Hybrid gigantea
Myra White Tea white/pink low growing, little information yet.This rose was discovered in turkey by Vicci Ducrot close to the St Nicholas Basilica Ducrot n/a Tea
Mystery Cream Tea (Aus clone) Medium to large, double, high centred becoming globular, cream, petals sometimes flushed pink on edges and reverses found Tea
Nastarana small semi-double blooms of pure white opening flat on a pillar climber unknown 1879 Noisette Y
Nevada large, single, emarginate petals, creamy white, turns pinkish in heat. Blooms along stem. Does not seem to like a hot situation. Moyesii Hybrid Dot 1927 Misc
Niphetos flower large, double, very pale yellow bud opening pure white Bougere 1841 Tea
Niphetos Climbing A more vigorous clone, originating from Austin Roses n/a Y
Odorata small to medium double flower, very pale pink see Hume’s Blush Tea
Paul’s Perpetual large, single white. Continous flowering, a large, vigorous shrub. A HP probably with Moschata influence G.Paul 1883 Misc
Pax large, double, formal shape, pure white, golden stamens. Hybrid Musk Pemberton 1918 Misc
Perle des Blanches A climbing bourbon, medium flowers, creamy white, globular. A pretty pillar climber, often classed as a noisette. Lacharme 1872 Bourbon Y
Pleasant Hill Cemetery small, double blooms in small clusters, white with hint of cream found Tea
Princesse de Nassau semi-double white clusters, petals like crepe paper, very floriferous eventually climbs Laffay pre-1829 Noisette Y
Priscilla’s Rose flowers medium, semi-double, in clusters, ivory yellow at base, pink flush to tips found Tea
Puerto Rico medium to large double flower, white with pink blush, synonomous with Maitland White n/a Found Tea
Purezza semi-double white, small in clusters. Slightly remontant Mansuino unknown Banksiae/ Banksiae
Rambling Rector Panicles of small white flowers with prominent stamens England 1910 Misc
Rival de Paestum medium, double flowers, form is open, a creamy white with pale yellow centre. Béluze 1843 Tea
Rosa banksiae banksiae (Alba Plena) small, very double, white flowers, on an enormous climber, good scent of violets Kerr/Banks 1807 Banksiae/
Banksiae
Y
Rosa banksiae normalis single white, the most fragrant and vigorous of the Banksiaes, our plant is huge and the fragrance in the spring dominates the garden Hybrids Drummond 1796 Banksiae/ Banksiae
Rosa clinophylla A tropical rose from India, will grow in wet areas Species
Rosa clymosa very small single flowers in clusters. Wonderful scent. Chinese climber related to Banksiae Species Y
Rosa gigantea large, single, white. Seedlings (Indian form) Species
Rosa gigantea x banksaie Large white flowers with pronounced yellow stamens, scent of violets, This rose is featured in the Rix book. found 2008 Banksiae/ Banksiae Hybrids
Rosa Indica major Very attractive two-toned buds, white and deep crimson opening to loose, pale pink or blush. Once flowering, used as an understock for Teas in Southern zones n/a China
Rosa laevigata large, single white, fragrant. Species
Rosa longicuspus (China) Chinese form, seedling from seed brought back from China. Received from Cottage garden plants in U.K. n/a Species
Rosa longicuspus (India) Indian form, seed collected near Burmese border n/a Species
Rosa moschata small single white. Collected Shiraz Species
Rosa odorata spontanea (white form)- The white form, obtained from Giru Viraraghavan via Helga Brichet China
Rosa polyantha grandiflora medium, single creamy white flowers in clusters. A once flowering climberMultiflora x Blanc Pur Bernaix 1886 Misc
Rosa rubus Chinese ?? n/a
Rosa sinowilsonii small, single flowers, a rampant climber. Beautiful hips Species Y
Rosa tryphylla slightly ragged pompon type, very pale pink fading white. Unusual bamboo like foliage, flowers twice a year for us Species
Sir Henry Collett (MM4) large, double flower, cream to white, repeat. Sister of Manipur Magic Viraraghaven 2008 Hybrid gigantea
Smith’s Parish medium size, semi-double, white with red flecks, very floriferous. Leaves bright green. Very similar to "Fortune’s 5 Colour" Found (Bermuda) Found Tea
Snowbird (CL) large, very double, high centered white tinged lemon, fragrant. Not very vigorous for us Weeks 1949 Hybrid Tea Y
Sombreuil medium size, very double , flat bloom, creamy white tinted pink at centre. Robert 1851 Tea
Souv. de la Malmaison The climbing form, large flowered blush pink to white Bennett 1893 Bourbon Y
Splendid Garland small flowerd, double in clusters, white with a tinge of pink. A sempervirens Hybrid from Sangerhausen, Wells 1836 Misc
The Bride large, double cupped flower, pure whitewhite with greenish lemon tinge at base of petals May 1885 Tea
The Garland medium, double flowers, fawn/yellow, A Multiflora hybrid climber Wells 1835 Misc Y
Tonner’s Fancy large, double, classic shape, white, 1x Clark 1928 Hybrid gigantea
Traverser semi-double cream to pale yellow Clark 1928 Hybrid gigantea
Wedding Day small, single, emarginated fawn to white flowers in large clusters. Sinowilsonii Hybrid Stern intro. 1950 Misc
White Flight semi-double to double off white flowers in clusters Rochford 1916 Misc
White Maman Cochet large, double flowes pale lemon-white with cerise on the outer edges Cook 1896 Tea
White Maman Cochet (CL) climbing form of the bush, flowers nodding Knight 1907 Tea Y
White Pet small, double, imbricated pompon, pure white in small clusters Henderson 1879 Polyantha
Winghaven White medum size, double flowers, creamy white in upright clusters Found Noisette
Yvonne Rabier small to medium, cupped, double white with yellowish centre in clusters Turbat 1910 Polyantha