'Ball of Snow' rose Description
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Bourbon, Hybrid Bourbon, Hybrid Noisette, Hybrid Perpetual, Noisette.
White, green shading. Moderate fragrance. Average diameter 2.5". Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in large clusters, cupped, globular, rosette, scalloped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Glossy, dark green, dense foliage.
Height: 4' to 9'10" (120 to 300cm). Width: 3' to 4' (90 to 120cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. 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.
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The bush of 'Boule de Neige' is higher than wider. Refer photo comments.
The synonym 'Perle des Blanches' for 'Ball of Snow' is incorrect.