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"Sublette Noisette" rose Description
'Mary Washington' rose photo
Photo courtesy of kaminetta
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
38 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Noisette.
Registration name: Mary Washington
Exhibition name: Mary Washington
Origin:
Bred by Unknown American origin (United States, before 1890).
Discovered by Carl Cato (United States, before 1974).
Class:
Found Rose, Noisette.  
Bloom:
White, pink shading.  Strong fragrance.  Double (17-25 petals), in large clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, upright.  

Height: up to 5' (up to 150cm).  Width: up to 4' (up to 120cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for garden or pillar.  Hardy.  vigorous.  can be grown as a shrub.  can be trained as a climber.  
Patents:
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Notes:
Mary Ball Washington was the mother of George Washington, first president of the United States. She was born in 1708 and died on 25 August 1789 at Mount Vernon, Fairfax County, Virginia. In 1772, George Washington purchased a home for his mother in Fredericksburg Virginia. Mary Washington spent the last seventeen years of her life in this home, now called the Mary Washington House.
'Mary Washington' was apparently also sold as 'Estelle Pradel' in USA around 1890-1920.
Carl Cato collected "Sublette Noisette",in the Thornrose Cemetery prior to 1974.
 
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