'Moonlight Scentsation ®' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Mini-Flora.Registration name: Savamoon
White, with lavender undertones, particularly in the cooler weather or low sunlight.. Strong fragrance. 50 to 55 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Very large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, upright, well-branched. Small, matte, medium green foliage.
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm). Width of up to 30" (up to 75 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, garden or hedge. Hardy. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant, susceptible to blackspot . Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.
This rose has proven to be extremely hardy and disease resistant.
United States - Application No: 11/301172 on 12 Dec 2005
United States - Patent No: PP 18,455 on 22 Jan 2008 VIEW USPTO PATENT
The name says it all - the color and fragrance or romance. A highly fragrant miniflora with clusters of very pale lavender buds that open to double white blossoms, with maybe a hint of lavender in the center. The flowers measure 2.5 to 3 inches across, so it will be a big hit in your neighborhood. This plant is an upright grower and has soft matte green foliage.