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'Sea Foam' rose Description
'Sea Foam (shrub, Schwartz 1963)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of olga topalova
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
 
HMF Ratings:
39 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Shrub.
Exhibition name: Sea Foam
Origin:
Bred by Ernest W. Schwartz (United States, before 1963).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 1963 as 'Sea Foam'.
Class:
Shrub.  Earth Kind ™.  
Bloom:
Creamy white.  Mild fragrance.  35 petals.  Average diameter 2.5".  Very double bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Decorative buds.  
Habit:
Climbing.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).  Width of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4b and warmer.  Can be used for ground cover.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 2,463  on  15 Dec 1964   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Ploidy:
Triploid
Notes:
One of the Roses that "passed the test" in Longwood Garden's Ten-Year Rose Trials.

Ploidy determination by David Zlesak.