Rosa polyantha ‘Katharina Zeimet’: White Rose

Rosaceae [the rose family] is a medium-sized family of flowering plants, including about 2830 species in 95 genera.

Katharina Zeimet was raised by Peter Lambert of Germany [1901], who crossed Marie Pavi with another Polyantha.

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Use: Border, Container; Color: White; Form: Double; Fragrance: Slight Sweet, Apple; Bloom Size: Small [1-2 in]

Katharina Zeimet is a compact polyantha with neat, round, white flowers. These are borne in great profusion, nearly obscuring the leaves and stems. It is a vigorous plant, and not prone to disease.

Photo: Atlanta Botanical GardenAtlantaGeorgiaUSA  [20130913]

Sources: The Antique Rose Emporium, Rose File, Wikipedia

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