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'Moondance' rose Description
'Moondance (floribunda, Zary, 2007)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of William
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
28 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Floribunda.
Registration name: JACtanic
Exhibition name: Moondance
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 2007 as 'Moondance'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
White or white blend.  Moderate, raspberry fragrance.  Average diameter 4".  Medium, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, flat, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Tall, thornless (or almost), upright, well-branched.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower, exhibition or garden.  Vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 19,126   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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