'St. John' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
White, near white or white blend Floribunda.Registration name: HARbilbo
White or white blend. None to mild fragrance. Average diameter 2.25". Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Short, bushy. Medium, glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 39" (100 cm). Width of 35" (90 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. . Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. 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. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..
European Union - Patent No: 345 on 2 Aug 1996
Application No: 19950509 on 3 Aug 1995
First commercialisation in EU: April 1, 1994.
Protection terminated on March 24, 2009.