Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: White and white blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Tim Hermann Kordes, 1998
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5 and warmer
Awards: Biltmore Trials Award: George and Edith Vanderbilt Award for Most Outstanding Rose of the Trials, 2016

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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Plant Height: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: sdlg x sdlg

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Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Polar Express'
  • 'KORblixmu'

Common names
  • Rose

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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565
Date: 2017-09-20
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565
Date: 2017-09-20
Location: Rose Garden, Elizabeth Park, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Date: 2018-06-16
Location: Rose Garden, Elizabeth Park, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Date: 2018-06-16

photo credit: Huhu Uet

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