'Moonstone ™' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: WEKcrylandExhibition name:
White, pink edges. Flowers ivory white with a fine, delicate pink edging. Mild, spice, tea fragrance. 34 to 42 petals. Average diameter 4.75". Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, exhibition, high-centered to flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium. Large, matte, medium green foliage.
Height: 4' to 6' (120 to 185cm). Width: 31" to 39" (80 to 100cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Prefers dry climates. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
Australia - Patent No: AU3357P on 17 Aug 2007
Application No: 2004/210 on 26 Jul 2004 VIEW PBR PATENT
‘ARObipy’ x ‘WEKjoe’ ...Breeder: Tom Carruth, Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc., Upland, CA, USA
First sold in USA in Dec 2000. First Australian sale Sep 2003.
France - Application on 2004
United States - Patent No: PP 11,384 on 16 May 2000 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 150071 on 8 Sep 1998
Inventor: Thomas F. Carruth (Altadena, CA). Assignee: Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. (Upland, CA). A new variety of Hybrid Tea having flowers of white with a very fine pink edging... Parentage: ARObipy x WEKjoe.
This rose was originally released as 'Cadillac De Ville'... it's white with a pink edge...