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botanical name:
Rosa 'Little White Pet'
Rosa 'Little White Pet' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Shrub rose
synonyms:  Rosa 'White Pet'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 0.60m
width: 0.55m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
description:
Dwarf, cluster flowered, Polyantha bush rose. Vigorous, compact, free branching habit and deep green leaves. Sprays of small, double, white flowers, about 4cm across, opening from red buds from summer to autumn.

cultivation:
Fertile, moist, well drained soil in an open sunny position.

usage:
Beds, borders and containers. Can be trained as a small standard. Useful small rose for restricted spaces, with a classic, old fashioned appearance.

other notes:
Introduced 1879

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