Perhaps you know Mrs. Herbert Stevens.
For those who do not know Mrs. Herbert Stevens, it is one of the most loved Hybrid Tea Roses, a white variety that can be found in most home gardens because it has a high stamina to grow even when it is not cared for much. These hybrid roses generally grow to a height of 3.5 m (11.5 feet) and the spread of the foliage can be up to 2.5 m (8.2ft). By color, and sometimes from the floral patterns, it may look like Frau Karl Druschki and Mme. Alfred Carrière.
The white or creamy white Mrs. Herbert Stevens, as it is typical of most white roses, is a symbol of peace, love and friendship. As it belongs to Hybrid Tea Roses, it is a modern rose developed from hybrid perpetuals and traditional tea roses.
It is also a sweetly scented variety of cultivar of tea roses that is a favorite of many commercial gardens and rose plant nurseries around the world, because of its vigorous growth, lovely shades of white or white cream color, and its ability to flower almost throughout the year in most climate conditions, a typical repeat flowering variety with large blooms.
It can be grown even in shady gardens with large trees, as this hybrid rose cultivar tolerates small to medium amounts of shades, and its disease resistance level is average.
Mrs. Herbert Stevens is loved by most gardeners because it produces only one flower on the apex of each stem, and do not produce flower clusters. So, it is easy to cut in the desired length of stalk and market the cut flowers.
Typically most types of Hybrid Tea Roses can produce flowers of any shade or range colors, with the exception of blue. The blue color roses you see at florists shops are either artificially colored or spray-painted.