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'Pretty Polly White™' rose Description
'Pretty Polly White™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of zlesak
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
ARS:
White, near white or white blend.
Origin:
Bred by David Charles Zlesak (United States, 1999).
Introduced in United States by Star Roses & Plants (California) in 2020 as 'Pretty Polly White'.
Class:
Polyantha.  
Bloom:
White.  Moderate fragrance.  20 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 1".  Small, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered bloom form.  Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  Small buds.  
Habit:
Short, bushy, thornless (or almost).  Small, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).  Width of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4a through 10a.  Can be used for beds and borders or container rose.  Hardy.  vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant, blackspot resistant, mildew resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 31,106  on  26 Nov 2019   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 16/350,689  on  20 Dec 2018
Ploidy:
Diploid
Parentage:
Notes:
Stems are near thornless, but there are prickles under the rachis/petiole. The dark foliage on a well nourished plant contrasts nicely with the white flowers. The small hips are attractive in fall and winter. It is very densely branched and blooms abundantly. The overall plant habit is mounded and very symmetrical.