Iceberg Rose Shrub | White Rose Plant Information and Care
Plant Iceberg rose in the full sun or even partial shade, as Icebergs are one of the few roses that will thrive and produce flower blossoms under both light exposure. In a planting area, Iceberg roses are generally planted as the mid size shrub. Located behind a foreground plant like boxwoods, begonias, or annuals. A large shrub can be planted behind them as a background such as Ligustrum.
Irrigation and Fertilization
Water regularly, about 1 – 3 times a week with automatic sprinkler system for best results. Irrigate deeply and adjust the frequency depending on the weather. Fertilize with a balanced fertilizer such as one with a 1-1-1 NPK ratio in the Spring through Summer. Do not fertilize in the Fall.
Pest Management of Iceberg Roses
Although a very viforous and resistant species, the use of All-in-One rose feed, insecticide, fungicide, and miticide products help protect against common pests and diseases.
Powder mildew is a fungus that commonly affect the Iceberg rose during the late winter and early spring. Proper irrigation management, prune to reduce density and allow for more air flow if needed, and apply organic fungicides such as Bordeaux, Liqui-cop, and Neem oil.