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'Starry Night ™' rose Description
'Starry Night ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Pianolady
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
30 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Shrub.
Registration name: ORAwichkay
Origin:
Bred by Pierre Orard (France, 2002).
Class:
Hybrid Wichurana, Shrub.  
Bloom:
White.  None / no fragrance.  5 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Medium, single (4-8 petals), in large clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Small, glossy, dark green foliage.  3 to 5 leaflets.  
Height of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).  Width of 3' to 6' (90 to 185 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for ground cover.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 14,785  on  18 May 2004   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/012,656  on  5 Nov 2001
Varietal denomination Orawichkay; applicant Pierre Orard, Feyzin, France; assigned to Edmunds Roses, Wilsonville, Oregon
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of shrub Rose, Rosa L. The varietal denomination of the new variety is `Orawichkay`. It has as its seed parent the unpatented variety known as `DIComono` and as its pollen parent, an unnamed and unpatented cultivar of the species rose known as Rosa wichuriana. It is believed that botanically, the new variety would be classified as a hybrid species of Rosa wichuriana.
Notes:
Combined Rose List 2006 states that Starry Night is the same rose as Anita Pereire.