Dr. F.G. Brethour
Fragrant, full double; large, opens pure white, center petals cream, give glow in heart appearance. Large flower buds, all white without red markings, either on bud or the flower. Good plant habit, vigorous, dependable bloomer; appealing foliage, dark green, leaflets large. Grows into a medium to tall bush which stays green well into the fall. Stems erect, carry flowers above the canopy, leaning with open flower; requires mechanical support in the viewed landscape; worth the trouble, excellent show in the landscape, fabulous for cutting.
Awards, Best Use & Distinctions
Best Fragrant®; Best Cut®; general garden and landscape use; perennial border; cut flower garden; deer resistant; cutter in commercial use.
Basic Growing Requirements
Full Sun. Water as needed, sensitive to overwatering and waterlog conditions. Soil pH 6.5-7. Fertile, well-draining soil.
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