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'White Sunsation' rose Description
'Diamant® (shrub, Kordes, 2001)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Françoise Begasse de Dhaem
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Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
White, near white or white blend Shrub.
Registration name: KORgazell
Exhibition name: Diamant® (shrub, Kordes, 2001)
Bred by Wilhelm Kordes III (1953 - 2016) (Germany, 1992).
Introduced in Canada by Palatine Roses as 'Brilliant Vigorosa'.
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2001 as 'Diamant'.
Introduced in Australia by Treloar Roses in 2002.
Introduced in New Zealand by South Pacific Roses Ltd. in before 2020 as 'White Diamonds'.
Shrub.   (Series: Vigorosa® Collection)  
White.  None / no fragrance.  Average diameter 2.25".  Medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, bushy, compact, dense, spreading.  Small, glossy, dark green foliage.  

Height: 2' to 3' (60 to 90cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, garden, ground cover or landscape.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, very blackspot resistant..  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.  
Australia - Application No: 2005/100  on  2005   VIEW PBR PATENT
No. 006 in the 2001 Monza Competition. (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli.)