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'Mount Shasta' rose Description
'Mount Shasta' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Nova Liz
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
30 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Grandiflora.
Registration name: Mount Shasta
Exhibition name: Mount Shasta
Origin:
Bred by Swim & Weeks (United States, 1963).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 1963 as 'Mount Shasta'.
Introduced in Australia by Roy H. Rumsey Pty. Ltd. in 1964 as 'Mount Shasta'.
Class:
Grandiflora, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
White or white blend.  Moderate, opinions vary fragrance.  Average diameter 4.5".  Large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed buds.  
Habit:
Tall, upright.  Medium, grey-green, leathery foliage.  
Height of 47" (120 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 2,132  on  27 Feb 1962   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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