'French Lace' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Floribunda.Registration name: JAClaceExhibition name:
White, pink undertones, light apricot undertones. Mild, fruity, spice fragrance. 30 to 35 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, exhibition, high-centered to flat, open, urn-shaped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, upright, well-branched. Small, holly-like, leathery foliage.
Height of 30" to 3' (75 to 90 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Vigorous. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
United States - Patent No: PP 4,848 on 18 May 1982 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/190,656 on 24 Sep 1980
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