Rosa ‘White Damask’

A number of old, white Damask roses are known.  Catherine Gore lists several, including the ‘White Rose of Italy’, with semi-double flowers, of a beautiful white, fragrant; ‘Dame Blanche’, the flowers double, large, of a pure white when expanded, the buds as red as those of the hundred-leaved rose; ‘Parure des Vierges’, semi-double, middle-sized, white.



Horticultural & Botanical History

No additional data.


History at Camden Park

Included in a handwritten list of roses dated 1861, probably intended for a new edition of the catalogue that was never printed.  [MP A2943].



Published Feb 12, 2010 - 11:56 AM | Last updated Jul 27, 2011 - 05:29 PM

More details about Rosa ‘White Damask’
Family Rosaceae
Region of origin

Garden origin, probably Italy or France

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Old White Damask


Confidence level