Madame Plantier Rose

White Flowering Alba Rose

The Madame Plantier rose is a beautiful old Alba rose that produces creamy white blooms that arch down creating a fountain of cascading white roses.

The creamy white to pink colored blooms age to pure white, with a green pip in the center. The flowers are fully double, and sometimes have a button eye.

The flowers come in clusters of 5-20 flowers per cluster, they are 2-4" across, and have 40 plus petals.

This rose bush is vigorous, bushy growing, tall, and upright, and nearly thorn-less.

It is Once-blooming. If it bloomed more that once per season, it would without a doubt be THE most popular white rose in the world!


Type Alba/Noisette (Sometimes classed as Damask)

Hybridizer Plantier (France) 1835

Blooms Creamy white blooms become pure white (Summer flowering)

Foliage  Small size, pale green foliage with almost thorn-less canes

Growth Habit Vigorous, bushy 13' by 8' or more!

Fragrance Light, musky

Hardy Zones zone 4

Learn more about Madame Plantier Rose..

This rose has the hardiness of the Alba roses, and the grace and profusion of the Noisette roses.

It is sometimes grown as a loose, freestanding shrub rose, where it produces large clusters of blooms, but is most suitable for training as a pillar rose. As a climber, it could reach up to 20 ft. It is mostly used as a relaxed shrub rose, grown to around 10 ft. The long arching canes will bend down to the ground in a fountain effect.

This is not a rose for a small space!

The leaves are grayish green, matte and soft.

It is very hardy, and adaptable to many different climates.It is a once bloomer (Summer flowering) only.

Individual blooms are easily damaged by strong winds.

This old rose, is tall and upright growing, and makes a nice hedge, or rose for the back of the rose garden or flower border.

This rose was named for the breeders wife.


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