Rosa “Paloma Blanca”
Plant Abstract

Known as- Shrub rose
Grow Zone - 5 to 9
Type- Deciduous shrub
Familial- Rosaceae
Smith Scl. hardy? No
Geography- None
ht.- 3 to 4 ft.
Span- 3 to 5 ft.
Coloring- White
Shade/Light- Full sun
Moisture- Medium dampure
Hi/Lo Maint- Medium
Best grown in average, moderate wet, well-drained soil in full sun. Tolerates light shade. Moisture deeply and regularly. Summer mulch helps retain dampure and keeps roots cool. Crowns need protection in cold winter areas. Prune in early spring.
This compact, bushy shrub rose (grandiflora) typically grows 3-4” tall and features large, fragrant, double cup-shaped, ivory white blooms produced in clusters of 3-10 from late spring to fall. Foliage is olive green.
Roses are susceptible to a large number of disease problems, the most common of which are black spot, powdery mildew, rust and rose rosette. If good cultural practices do not control disease, then fungicides may become necessary. Insect problems include aphids, beetles, borers, scale, thrips, leafhoppers and mites. If natural predators fail to control insect populations adequately, then insecticides may become necessary.
Common Applications-
Shrub or mixed border or rose garden. Nice small specimen. Also effective as a hedge.