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'Green Snake' rose Description
'Green Snake' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Heirloom Roses, Inc. (USA)
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
20 favorite votes.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Shrub.
Registration name: LENwich
Exhibition name: Green Snake
Origin:
Bred by Louis Lens (1924-2001) (Belgium, 1987).
Class:
Unknown, Shrub.  
Bloom:
White, light pink edges.  Small, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form.  Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.  
Habit:
Short, spreading.  Small foliage.  
Height of 4" to 6" (10 to 15 cm).  Width of 8' (245 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be used for garden or ground cover.  
Patents:
New Zealand - Patent No: 946  on  27 Apr 1995
Application No: ROS472  on  17 Jan 1994
Trade Name: Green Snake.
Notes:
Green Snake was removed from the Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens (ARBG) Display Trial because it was not performing.
Heirloom Old Garden Roses says Green Snake, from Louis Lens of Belgium, is a unique rose... the single blooms are blush pink to dusky-pink...
Breeding year is from Lens catalogue.

[Quoted as pollent parent of 'Tapis Volant X 8653 F 1']
 
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