Blanc de Coubert Explorer Rose

Rosa 'Blanc Double de Coubert'

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Blanc de Coubert Explorer Rose (Rosa 'Blanc Double de Coubert') at Millcreek Nursery Ltd

Rosa 'Blanc Double de Coubert' flowers

Rosa 'Blanc Double de Coubert' flowers

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Height: 5 feet

Spread: 5 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone: 3a

Group/Class: Shrub Rose


An old-fashioned hardy shrub rose, covered in fragrant double white flowers in early summer; profuse repeat-blooming; bushy, upright habit, hardy and disease resistant; highly regarded by connoisseurs; requires full sun and well-drained soil.

Ornamental Features:

Blanc de Coubert Explorer Rose is clothed in stunning fragrant white flowers with yellow eyes at the ends of the stems from late spring to late summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The oval compound leaves turn an outstanding brick red in the fall. The fruits are scarlet hips displayed from mid to late fall.

Landscape Attributes:

Blanc de Coubert Explorer Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a high maintenance rose that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Blanc de Coubert Explorer Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Plant Characteristics:

Blanc de Coubert Explorer Rose will grow to be about 5 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 5 feet. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.

This rose should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution.

This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

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Massing Screening Garden
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