'Kent ®' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Shrub.
Exhibition name: Kent ®
Shrub. County Series Collection, Towne & Country ® Series.
White or white blend. Mild, wild rose fragrance. up to 15 petals. Average diameter 1.5". Small, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, cupped-to-flat bloom form. Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.
Compact, dense, spreading. Glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 18" to 3' (45 to 90 cm). Width of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 10b. Can be used for ground cover. Hardy. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant. Needs little care; relatively disease-free and quite hardy.
New Zealand - Patent No: 875 on 29 Jun 1994
United States - Patent No: PP 10,648 on 20 Oct 1998 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/779,607 on 7 Jan 1997
Arena Rose Co.'s Catalog 2000
produces numerous trusses of small semi-double clear white flowers...
Nigel Pratt of Tasman Bay Roses says this rose (also known as 'Sparkler') has semi-double white flowers in trusses...
Ploidy evaluation by David Zlesak.