Festiva

Acquired: 1924
Record Updated February 17, 2022
Double

Form

Double
White

Color

White

Cultivar Group

lactiflora
Introduced
1838

Breeder

Donkalaer

Country of Origin

Belgium

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History

1916-Farr:24 Large, full, double, rose type. Creamy white with crimson spots in the center. Fragrance XX. Dwarf grower; late bloomer. Often sold as Festiva maxima, and sometimes as Edulis alba. 50 cts.

1918-B006-I:08

1921-B014:11 Symposium II rating: 8.0

1923-SPN:345

1928-B:32 Double. 8.0 (Sym. 1921). White.

1928-B-d:096 Much overrated and suppressed by vote of the Directors.

1976-K:030 (Donkelaer, 1838) – Double – White – SUPPRESSED. 1930 Wild catalog; creamy-white, with crimson spots in center; fragrant, globular, compact, dwarf, slightly spreading. M.

Specimens in the Garden

BedRowColumn

19 - See full bed map

2B

19 - See full bed map

2A