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First Lady

Named in 1961 in honor of Jacqueline Kennedy, President John F. Kennedy’s wife and the First Lady of the USA, the First Lady rose is the pure embodiment of innocence and elegance. Its ivory white petals with buttercream undertones are reminiscent of the aged ivory of an antique piano key. Unlike most white roses, First Lady adds a touch of regality and class to all special occasions.

Color: White
Type: Single Head per Stem
Average Bud Size: Medium
Scent: None
Sensitivity: Normal
Estimated Vase Life: Medium
Average Opening Rate: Slow
Farm: Rosaprima, Ecuador


Average bud size definition:
Single Head per Stem - Large (Up to 10cm), Medium (Up to 6cm), Small (Up to 4cm)
Multi Head per Stem - Large (Up to 5cm), Medium (Up to 3cm), Small (Up to 1.5cm)

Estimated vase life definition:
Short - 1 to 3 days; Average - 3 to 5 days; Long - Up to 7 days. Please note that vase life is also dependent on care and handling of the roses and their environment.

Estimated opening rate definition:
Fast - within 0 to 1.5 days; Slower - at least 2 to 3 days

*Packed specifically for wholesale distribution by the grower (with leaves and thorns present). Due to volatile air freight conditions, buyers should account for a minimum of one stem per bunch spoilage on purchase. Conditioning is necessary upon receiving. Read our purchase terms.

Type: ST Standard


Stems