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'Cliffs of Dover' rose Description
'Cliffs of Dover' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Conard-Pyle (Star Roses)
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
8 favorite votes.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Shrub.
Registration name: POUlemb
Exhibition name: Cliffs of Dover
Origin:
Bred by L. Pernille Olesen (Denmark, 1985). Bred by Mogens Nyegaard Olesen (Denmark, 1985).
Introduced in Denmark by Poulsen Roser A/S in 1995 as 'Cliffs of Dover'.
Class:
Shrub.  Towne & Country ® Series.  
Bloom:
White, yellow stamens.  Mild, honey fragrance.  5 to 10 petals.  Average diameter 1.25".  Small, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Short, arching, spreading.  Small, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 20" to 3' (50 to 90 cm).  Width of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, garden or ground cover.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
Canada - Patent No: PP561  on  7 Dec 1998
Application No: 96-730
Applicant: Poulsen Roser ApS, Denmark
 
United States - Patent No: PP 9,650   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Ploidy:
Diploid
Notes:
Ploidy information from David Zlesak.

Internal breeder code: 85-4595-6
According to the Canadian Plant Breeders' Rights Office, an application (No. 96-730) for POULemb was filed by Poulsen Roser ApS. Certificate No. 0561 was granted December 7, 1998.