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'Pure Perfume ™' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Shrub.
Registration name: JACfabco
Exhibition name: Pure Perfume ™
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, before 2003).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins (Wholesale) in 2004 as 'Pure Perfume'.
White.  Strong, citrus fragrance.  150 to 160 petals.  Average diameter 3.25".  Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Medium, upright, well-branched.  Large, glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: 4'11" (150cm).  Width: up to 47" (up to 120cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden or landscape.  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.  
United States - Patent No: PP 16,864  on  25 Jul 2006   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/969,755  on  19 Oct 2004
Inventors: Zary; Keith W. (Agoura Hills, CA)
The present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of a shrub rose plant named `JACfabco` which was originated by me by crossing the variety `JACrex`, U.S. Plant Pat. No. 12,130, with the variety `JACshok`, U.S. Plant Pat. No. 11,562....Observations made of plants commencing at three years of age in a garden environment at Somis, Calif., from January 2003 to August 2004