'Moondance' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Floribunda.Registration name: JACtanicExhibition name:
White or white blend. Moderate, raspberry fragrance. 25 to 30 petals. Average diameter 3.25". Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), in large clusters, high-centered to flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed, ovoid buds.
Tall, thornless (or almost), upright, well-branched. Medium, glossy, dark green foliage. 5 to 7 leaflets.
Height: up to 5' (up to 150cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower, exhibition or garden. Vigorous. Disease susceptibility: very disease 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.
United States - Patent No: PP 19,126 on 19 Aug 2008 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/824,575 on 29 Jun 2007
Inventors: Zary; Keith W. (Thousand Oaks, CA)
.... originated by me by crossing the variety `HARtanna` (not patented), with the variety `Iceberg` (not patented)....Observations made from January 2006 to June 2007 from plants commencing at two to three years of age grown in a garden environment at Somis, Calif