Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: White and white blend
Extra Bloom Info: In small clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Reimer Kordes, 1958
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 4 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 3-5 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Parentage: Robin Hood x Virgo
Child plants: 19 child plants

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Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Iceberg'
  • 'KORbin'
  • 'Fee des Neiges'
  • 'Schneewittchen'

Common names
  • Rose
Also sold as:
  • White Iceberg

Photo Gallery
Location: Chudleigh, Tasmania
Date: 2018-12-07
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 26, 2010
An Opening Bud
Location: Butchart Gardens, Victoria BC
Date: 2016-08-06
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Date: 2022-06-27
Rose (Rosa 'Iceberg').
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-10-31
Location: charlottetown, pei, canada
Date: 2020-july-11
Rosa-Iceberg,second yr. plant.
Location: In front of my house
Date: 2005-06-10
One of my very first rose bushes
Location: SoCal
Date: 2021-05-14
My neighbor’s rose bush.  I go by this every time I use my side
Location: Kalama, Wa.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Gardenfish garden
Date: May 02 2020
I love this rose

Date: 2017-05-25
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-11-04
Location: La Crescenta, CA
Date: 2018-06-09
Location: My Yard
Date: 2018-09-29

Date: 2017-06-03
Location: Germany
Date: 2021-06-18

Date: 2015-05-15
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 26, 2010
A Single Bloom
Location: Kyle
Date: 2018-09-24
Location: Kalama, Wa.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Maine
Date: 2022-05-25
Location: Kalama, Wa.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Fairfax, VA
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-11-04
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 26, 2010
Fully Opened Bloom

Date: 2010-06-22
Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania

Date: 2006-04-16
Photo courtesy of: Stan Shebs
Location: Maine
Date: 2022-05-25
Location: Chudleigh, Tasmania
Date: 2019-12-19
Location: Chudleigh, Tasmania
Date: 2019-12-19
Location: Chudleigh, Tasmania
Date: 2019-12-19
Location: Maine

Date: 2017-06-03
Location: My Gardens
Date: July 31, 2014
Close Up In Hot Dry Weather
Location: My Property Sunset Zone 23 Sub-Tropical Southern California
Date: 2012-04-22
Location: Rose Garden, Elizabeth Park, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Date: 2018-06-16
Location: Gardenfish garden
Date: July 2019
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-11-04
Photo by Mike
Location: English Gardens, Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2010-05-15
Location: English Gardens, Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2010-05-15

Date: 2019-06-09

Date: 2018-06-20
Location: Birmingham Botanical garden 
Date: 2015-10-23
Location: Riverside, CA
Date: 2014-03-30
Location: Riverside, CA
Date: 2015-12-12
Location: My Property Sunset Zone 23 Sub-Tropical Southern California
Date: 2012-04-22
Location: My Property Sunset Zone 23 Sub-Tropical Southern California
Date: 2012-04-22

Date: 2013-08-08
Location: English Gardens, Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2010-05-15
Location: My Gardens
Date: June 7, 2009
Lots Of Blooms
Location: English Gardens, Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2010-05-15
Location: My zone 5 garden
Date: 2016-07-20
I got this for $10 at Jewel - awesome!
Location: My zone 5 garden
Date: 2016-07-20
Love it and so do the Japanese beetles, but not as much as they l
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 4-18-18

Date: 2015-06-10

Date: 2015-06-10

Date: 2010-06-22
Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania

Date: 2010-06-22
Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania

Date: 2010-06-22
Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania
Location: SoCal
Date: 2021-05-14
Location: SoCal
Date: 2021-05-14

Date: 2007-06-01
Photo courtesy of: Georges Seguin

Date: 2010-06-05
Photo courtesy of: Dinkum

Photo courtesy of: Spedona

Date: 2016-06-11

Date: 2016-06-11

Date: 2009-04-14
Photo courtesy of: Stickpen

Date: 2010-06-22
Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania

Date: 2010-06-22
Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania
Location: Rose Garden, Elizabeth Park, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Date: 2018-06-16
Location: Rose Garden, Elizabeth Park, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Date: 2018-06-16
Location: Riverside, CA
Date: October 2013
Location: Riverside, CA
Date: October 2013
Location: English Gardens, Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2010-05-15
Location: Arbor Gate Nursery, Tomball, TX
Date: 2013-10-05
  • Uploaded by jon
Location: Riverside, CA
Date: 2014-03-24
Location: Riverside, CA
Date: 2013-7-15

Date: 2015-06-10
Location: Riverside, CA
Date: February 2015
Photo by Mike

Date: 2007-06-01
Photo courtesy of: Georges Seguin

Date: 2007-06-01
Photo courtesy of: Georges Seguin

Date: 2007-06-01
Photo courtesy of: Georges Seguin
Location: London/Kent border, England, UK.
Date: 2012-02-20
In bloom in February in the UK!

Date: 2015-01-28
Photo courtesy of: Dinkum

Photo courtesy of: Spedona

Date: 2014-10-27

Date: 2014-10-27

Date: 2014-10-27
Location: Orem, Utah
Date: 2012-05-10
At Sunriver Gardens
Location: Orem, Utah
Date: 2012-05-10
At Sunriver Nursery
Location: Orem, Utah
Date: 2012-05-10
At Sunriver Nursery

Date: 2010-06-22
Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania

Date: 2006-08-03
Photo courtesy of: Youen Péron

Photo courtesy of: Anna reg

Date: 2006-11-12
Photo courtesy of: Andrew Massyn
Location: Riverside, CA
Date: 2014-03-24
Location: Riverside, CA
Date: 2014-03-24

Date: 2010-09-06
Photo courtesy of: 4028mdk09

Date: May 27, 2011 7:51 PM
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Comments:
  • Posted by JulieB (La Crescenta, CA - Zone 10a) on Apr 6, 2014 9:35 AM concerning plant:
    This rose is used for many purposes here in southern California. Our apartment complex grows them in rows in spots that get 15 minutes of sun -- and they thrive! It's a beautiful, easy rose in my garden: always in bloom, not fussy, each bud a beauty, each rose perfect. It climbs & is easily trained. And the scent reminds me why I grow roses!
  • Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 11, 2013 12:29 AM concerning plant:
    Noted by Antique Rose Emporium:
    "Peter Harkness describes this rose as "one of the most popular and widely admired roses, and certainly the best known white Floribunda." ‘Iceberg’s’ lovely- shaped, clustered blooms of white may appear light pink in the cooler months and are wonderful for cutting. The bush is well rounded and is used frequently for hedging. After witnessing this rose’s performance in the garden, we can understand why it is a design staple."
  • Posted by gardenfish (Arkansas - Zone 7b) on Aug 10, 2019 9:32 AM concerning plant:
    This is a wonderful rose for the hot, humid south. Floribundas usually do better here than hybrid teas. My Iceberg blooms continually from mid-March until frost. The summer flowers are only slightly smaller than the first blooms of spring. It is not as susceptible to black spot, which is a chronic problem here. An added bonus is the fragrance; a honey-blackberry combo... delicious!

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