Best Fragrant® 'Festiva Maxima'
Originator: (Mielles, 1851)
Bloom period: Late Midseason
Bloom week: 5 to 6
Flower form: Double
USDA zone: 2 to 8
Item number: 0736
Very fragrant, full double; medium size flower, opens snow white. Thickly furnished with petals, the flower is of excellent substance and form. Red markings on inner petals possible, random occurrence. Excellent plant habit, vigorous, prolific bloom, grows a large, medium height bush. Strong stems may sag with rain in the opened flower, the presentation benefited by support; very worth the trouble, outstanding display in the landscape, great for cutting.
Awards, Best Use & Distinctions
Best Fragrant®; Best Cut®; Historic Variety; general garden use; perennial border; cut flower garden; cutter.