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'Snowcone ™' rose Description
'Snowcone ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of sweezel
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
20 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Shrub.
Registration name: JACwipet
Exhibition name: Snowcone ™
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, 1995).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins (Wholesale) in 2006.
Class:
Miniature, Shrub.  
Bloom:
White.  Mild fragrance.  up to 5 petals.  Average diameter 1".  Small, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Short, compact, mounded, rounded, upright.  Small, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).  
Growing:
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..  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 18,149  on  30 Oct 2007   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/187,340  on  21 Jul 2005
Ploidy:
Diploid
Notes:
Source for Breeding year: Snowcone