That was several years ago, and I have not been disappointed in this rose. I'm not sure that Innocencia Vigorosa was named to mean a white, vigorous rose, but that's exactly what it is.
Look at all the buds!
It is a big bloomer, but not a big bush. Innocencia Vigorosa (also known just as Innocencia) grows only to about 2 ft high by 2 ft wide. The best part? This rose is very resistant to blackspot and rust, and the foliage is always beautiful and dark green. I have two planted in this 12 ft long bed, in front of the rose Lions Fairy Tale.
This rose is a part of the Vigorosa collection from Kordes. They have one in almost every color imaginable. Their website says "These are more robust, healthier and more floriferous varities which will delight every gardener." I believe they're exactly right!
If you're looking for a small but beautiful and vigorous white rose, I would definitely recommend this one. The name says it all!
These photos were taken earlier in the year, but Innocencia Vigorosa is starting to gear up in my garden for a fabulous autumn show. I can't wait to see it!