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'Green Ice' rose Description
'Green Ice (miniature, Moore 1971)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Robert Neil Rippetoe
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Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
White, near white or white blend Miniature.
Registration name: Green Ice
Exhibition name: Green Ice
Bred by Ralph S. Moore (United States, 1971).
Introduced in Australia by Roy H. Rumsey Pty. Ltd. in 1971 as 'Green Ice'.
White to light green.  Mild fragrance.  25 petals.  Average diameter 1".  Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, rounded bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed buds.  
Medium, bristly , spreading.  Small, glossy, leathery foliage.  
Height of 18" (45 cm).  
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be used for container rose, cut flower, garden, ground cover, hanging basket, landscape, pillar or shrub.  Vigorous.  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.  
The seed parent, 0-47-19 = Rosa wichurana Crépin × Floradora
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