'Blushing Pink Iceberg' rose Description
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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.
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...