HelpMeFind Roses, Clematis and Peonies
Roses, Clematis and Peonies
and everything gardening related.
DescriptionPhotosLineageAwardsReferencesMember RatingsMember CommentsMember JournalsCuttingsGardensBuy From 
'French Lace' rose Description
'French Lace' rose photo
Photo courtesy of N. Pierce's Garden
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
57 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
White, near white or white blend Floribunda.
Registration name: JAClace
Exhibition name: French Lace
Bred by William A. Warriner (United States, before 1980).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1980 as 'French Lace'.
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
Differences of opinions about parentage, see References.