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'Snowline ®' rose Description
'Edelweiss ® (floribunda, Poulsen, 1969)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
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White, near white or white blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Snowline ®
Bred by Niels Dines Poulsen (1919-2003) (Denmark, 1969).
Introduced in France by Vilmorin-Andrieux in 1970 as 'Edelweiss'.
Introduced in Ireland by Samuel McGredy and Son, Nurserymen (Ireland) in 1970 as 'Snowline'.
White.  Mild fragrance.  up to 31 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Medium, full (26-40 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Height of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders or garden.  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..  
Rozentuin Coloma attributes 'Edelweiss' to Richard Huber.
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