'Swany ®' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Shrub.Registration name: MEIburenacExhibition name:
White. Mild fragrance. 95 petals. Large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Short, spreading. Glossy, bronze-green foliage.
Height of 16" to 30" (40 to 75 cm). Width of 31" to 6' 7" (80 to 200 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower, garden or ground cover. Hardy. very vigorous. 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).