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'Schneewittchen ® (floribunda, Kordes 1958)' rose photo
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White, near white or white blend Floribunda.
Registration name: KORbin
Bred by Reimer Kordes (1922-1997) (Germany, 1958).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1960 as 'Schneewittchen'.
Introduced in France by Vilmorin-Andrieux in 1960 as 'Fée des Neiges'.
Floribunda.  New Generation Roses ® Collection.  
White or white blend.  Mild fragrance.  up to 24 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed buds.  
Medium, bushy, upright.  Glossy, light green foliage.  
Height of 30" to 5' (75 to 150 cm).  Width of 2' (60 cm).
USDA zone 4b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Hardy.  vigorous.  shade tolerant.  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).  
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