'EarthKind (TM)'

'Sea Foam'

(Pronounced: Sea Foam

ALSO KNOWN AS:

Sea Foam , 'Sea Foam'

'Sea Foam'

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'Sea Foam' flowers are small (2" - 3"), creamy white and double. They occur in great profusion on this prostrate groundcover rose.

 

'Sea Foam'

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The flowers are followed in the fall by a nice display of red heps.

 

 
GENERAL
INFORMATION:

'Sea Foam' is an outstanding EarthKind (TM) shrub rose that bears clusters of double, slightly fragrant, flowers repeatedly throughout the growing season.

 
BOTANICAL
GROUP:

Synstylae

 
GROUP:  
CLASS:

S

 
SEED
PARENT:

 

POLLEN
PARENT:

 

BREEDER:

Schwartz, E. W.  

INTRODUCED:

'Sea Foam' was introduced in the United States in 1964 by E. W. Schwartz  

DATE:

1964 [ USA ]  

PLANT SIZE
AND FORM:

Height:    0 '     to    0 '          



'Sea Foam' tends to have a groundcover rather than climbing growth habit and it has been used extensively as a groundcover rose.  

FOLIAGE
DESCRIPTION:

The foliage of 'Sea Foam' is small, dark green, and glossy.

 
FOLIAGE
FRAGRANCE:

None.  

BLOOM
FREQUENCY:

C - Continuous. 'Sea Foam' blooms continuously from April until frost in the Texas Hill Country.

 
BLOOM
DESCRIPTION:
Flower Size:    .00"      to      .00"           Petal Count:    0 to 0          

'Sea Foam' blooms are small (2" - 3"), double, and occur in small clusters.

 
BLOOM
COLOR:

W - White. The flowers of 'Sea Foam' are creamy white.

 
COLOR VARIATION:

None.  

FRAGRANCE:

SF - Slightly Fragrant. 'Sea Foam' has a light and delicate fragrance.

 
HIPS:

Orange. 'Sea Foam' produces a nice display of orange-red heps in the fall.

 
CLIMATE:

Zones 5 - 9  

CULTURE:

'Sea Foam' is a very hardy and care-free rose that has been given the EarthKind(TM) designation. It has no known disease or cultural problems.

 
PROPAGATION:

'Sea Foam' is easily propagated from cuttings.

 
OTHER
CHARACTERISTICS:


    ** Suitable for use as a ground cover
    ** Commercial Availability is limited

'Sea Foam' is particularly effective when used as a weeping standard.

 
ANECDOTAL
INFORMATION:
 
REFERENCES:

American Rose Society. Modern Roses XI. Shreveport, Louisiana: American Rose Society. 2000, p. 534.

Antique Rose Emporium. The Antique Rose Emporium 1998 Catalog. Independence, Texas: Antique Rose Emporium. 1998, p. 69.

Beales, Peter. Classic Roses. New York: Henry Holt & Company. 1997, p. 330.

Botanica. Botanica's Roses - The Encyclopedia of Roses. North Rochester, Kent, England: Grange Books. 1998, p. 540.

Druitt, Liz. The Organic Rose Garden. Dallas, TX: Taylor Publishing Company. 1996, pp. 105, 172-173.

Scanniello, Stephen and Bayard, Tania. Roses Of America. New York: Henry Holt & Co.. 1990, pp. 132, 133.

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