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'Moondance' rose Description
'Moondance (floribunda, Zary, 2007)' rose photo
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White, near white or white blend Floribunda.
Registration name: JACtanic
Exhibition name: Moondance
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, before 2005).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. (post 1970) in 2007 as 'Moondance'.
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, few or no prickles/thorns, 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