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'Snowcone ™' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Shrub.
Registration name: JACwipet
Exhibition name: Snowcone ™
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, 1995).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins (Wholesale) in 2006.
Miniature, Shrub.  
White.  None / no fragrance.  5 to 6 petals.  Average diameter 1".  Small, single (4-8 petals), in large clusters, flat bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  Long buds.  
Short, compact, upright, well-branched.  Small, glossy, dark green foliage.  7 leaflets.  

Height: up to 2' (up to 60cm).  Width: up to 1' (up to 30cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden.  Very vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. .  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.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  
United States - Patent No: PP 18,149  on  30 Oct 2007   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/187,340  on  21 Jul 2005
Inventors: Zary; Keith W. (Agoura Hills, CA)
.... originated by me by crossing the variety `NOAtraum` (U.S. Plant Pat. No.7,282), with an unnamed white shrub seedling (not patented) (`POULcov` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 10,648).times.`POULcat` (not patented)).....Observations made from January 2003 to August 2004 from plants commencing at three years of age grown in a garden environment at Somis, Calif.
Source for Breeding year: Snowcone