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'Pink Iceberg ™' rose Description
'Pink Iceberg ™' rose photo
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Light pink Floribunda.
Registration name: PROberg
Exhibition name: Pink Iceberg ™
Discovered by Lilia Weatherly (....-2012) (Australia, 1995).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. as 'Pink Iceberg'.
Pink blend. [Light pink.].  Mild to strong fragrance.  35 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Medium, full (26-40 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Height of 2' (60 cm).  
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  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).  
United States - Patent No: PP 9,600  on  9 Jul 1996   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/511956  on  7 Aug 1995
Floribunda rose plant named Proberg
Lilia M. Weatherly, Tasmania, Australia
... pink blush flowers... discovered as a mutation in a controlled planting of the variety known as 'Iceberg'... The delicate shades of pink of the petals produce what has been described as a "hand painted" look... Average bloom size when fully expanded -- about 3 inches... Number of petals under normal conditions -- about 35... Fragrance: Slight... Hips: Urn shape... Height attained: About 2 feet... Resistance to disease: Blackspot -- Excellent. Mildew -- Excellent. Rust -- Excellent... Winter hardy in Australia...