Moondance Floribunda Rose
Its upright and well-branched habit is extremely vigorous, remarkably trouble free, and mildew resistant.
This Raspberry-scented Floribunda Won All-American Rose Selections Honors in 2007!
2007 All-American Rose Selections. This gorgeous floribunda is as ethereal and lovely as its name suggests, offering large trusses of creamy white flowers that create a striking contrast against the very glossy, dark green foliage. Its upright and well-branched habit is extremely vigorous, remarkably trouble free, and mildew resistant. You'll fall in love with this award-winning rose and be tempted to fill every available sunny spot with its warm color and sweet, subtle, raspberry fragrance.
'Moondance' is a tall plant, reaching a height of 5 feet, with 14- to 18-inch stems--perfect for filling those indoor arrangements. Its pointed and oval-shaped buds unfurl into high-centered flowers, which open flat 3 ? to 4 inches in diameter, each with about 25 petals. It blooms even more vigorously and offers more fragrance than its famous parent, 'Iceberg'. Its densely petaled blooms illuminate the garden, coming in flushes throughout the season. It's no wonder it was named our Floribunda of the Year® in 2007!
You should remove spent blooms to encourage reblooming and give it a spring pruning that removes old canes and dead wood. Cut back any canes that cross. It's recommended that you cut back the remaining canes by about one third or a little more in colder areas.
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Moondance is a gorgeous rose and is a wonderful addition to my rose garden. Full and hardy with loads of beautiful blooms even in Texas heat! I just love it!
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