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Ice White Rose

Rosa 'Ice White'

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Ice White Rose (Rosa 'Ice White') at Satellite Garden Centre

Ice White Rose flowers

Ice White Rose flowers

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Height:  4 feet

Spread:  3 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  4

Other Names:  Vision Blanc Rose

Group/Class:  Floribunda Rose

Description:

Scrumptious flowers of showy white with cream centers will stand out in your landscaping with this wonderful hardy and vigorous floribunda; also known as Ice White, this variety makes a stunning impression along walkways and massed in borders

Ornamental Features

Ice White Rose features showy fragrant white flowers with creamy white centers at the ends of the branches from late spring to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage which emerges light green in spring. The glossy oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall colour. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Ice White Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting bees to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Spiny

Ice White Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Ice White Rose will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

 
 
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Characteristics
Massing  Screening  Garden 
Applications
Flowers  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features