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'Spring Fever' rose Description
'Spring Fever (shrub, Takeuchi 2008)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Danty
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
17 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Shrub.
Exhibition name: Spring Fever
Origin:
Bred by Shunsuke Takeuchi (Japan, 2002).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins (Wholesale) in 2008 as 'Spring Fever'.
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Light pink to white, golden-yellow stamens.  Mild fragrance.  Single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Short, compact.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 1' (30 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or ground cover.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 14,376  on  16 Dec 2003   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  22 Jul 2002
Ploidy:
Diploid
Notes:
Chromosome count from David Zlesak. July 17 2009.