I'm going to use that over-used word that I despise, but is the only one suitable:
EDIT: I just had to some back and stare for a while.
That really is a beauty. I love white roses that blush. You have done such a lovely job photographing it, too.
Maman Cochet and William R. Smith (blush Maman Cochet)
Teas in David Austin hybridizing?
ARS 2010 Official Rose List Supplement, October 2010
Kes. This rose makes it easy. It's a very young plant still, but shows every indication of being a garden star.
Oh, that is pretty!
What am amazing new Tea rose bred in India. Your photo is almost painfully exquisite, Jeri! RC looks like it embodies all the best features of Tea roses— the ethereal watercolor shading from silky white to buff pink; the perfect, nodding, high centered bud; the delightfully languid unfurling…. I celebrate whenever I learn of breeders creating ”antique” Teas. A wonderful rose class that fills a niche in the gardening world in ways no other can. I just checked out Remembering Cochet on HMF. I am still looking for a rose that matches the beauty of MAC’s blush-white-cream since my plant will shortly be fully removed (due to practical necessities). I need a more modest-sized Tea to offer blooms for my vases and to cushion the blow of losing the irreplaceable MAC. Your photos here and on HMF tell me RC sure hits that near impossible range of delicate coloring, nuanced and mellow antique porcelain like only an antique Tea can be. Carol