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'Green Diamond' rose Description
'Green Diamond' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rosaholic's Southern California Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
19 favorite votes.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Miniature.
Registration name: Green Diamond
Origin:
Bred by Ralph S. Moore (United States, 1975).
Introduced in United States by Sequoia Nursery, Moore Miniature Roses Historic Archive in 1975 as 'Green Diamond'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Green.  None / no fragrance.  25 petals.  Average diameter 1".  Double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed buds.  
Habit:
Height of 1' to 18" (30 to 45 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Plant in partial shade for best color.  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.  
Breeder's notes:
Sequoia breeding records state the seed parent to be "Rosa polyantha nana seedling"
Notes:
The registered name is Green Diamond, not Green Diamonds.
 
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