Advantages and Disadvantages of Green Ice Rose

Advantages and Disadvantages of Green Ice Rose

I. Basic Information

  • Origin: Bred by Ralph S. Moore in the USA, first introduced in Australia in 1971.
  • Characteristics: Low shrub, average height 30 - 40 cm.
  • Color: Pink, white, green.
  • Flower size: 3-4 cm.
  • Flower longevity: 10-20 days.
  • Fragrance: Light, delicate green tea scent.
  • Bloom cycle: Very quick, 2-3 weeks.

II. Advantages

  1. Flower Color: Diverse color changes throughout the stages: pink and peach when budding, turning white when fully bloomed, and transitioning to green as it fades.
  2. Flower Prolificacy: The plant blooms in large clusters, very prolific.
  3. Bloom Cycle: Very fast, 2-3 weeks.
  4. Flower Longevity: Each bloom cycle lasts very long, 10-20 days.
  5. Disease Resistance: The plant is healthy, easy to care for, and resilient.
  6. Plant Form: Develops into a low, compact shrub, suitable for balconies with limited space.

III. Disadvantages

  1. Foliage Density: The dense foliage makes the plant prone to fungal infections during the rainy season. Regular antifungal treatments are necessary.