Boule de Neige
Rose Type: Bourbon
History: Francois Lecharme of Lyon 1867
Mature size: 3' x 4' or a 6' climber
Blooming: Repeats but best show in fall
Pruning: lightly in winter
Also referred to as snowball, Boule de Neige blooms form almost perfect ruffled globes. If pruned carefully she makes a large shrub or short climber. Fully cupped flowers in pure white are tinted gently with cream while the bright green stems display red thorns.
The very best production is in autumn so place this plant accordingly.