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'Poulsen's Pink' rose Description
'Poulsen's Pink' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rockhill
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
4 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Light pink Floribunda.
Registration name: Poulsen's Pink
Origin:
Bred by Svend Poulsen (Denmark, 1939).
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Pink, light yellow undertones.  Moderate fragrance.  Semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Upright.  Glossy, light green foliage.  
Height of 30" (75 cm).  Width of 2' (60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Breeder's notes:
Pale pink, shaded white. The blooms, which are about 2 inches in diameter, are very freely produced in pretty clusters of 4 and 5, and keep their colour well. When fully opened, the golden stamens give a very charming effect. The foliage is a light green, and ample. Should make a very pretty bedding variety. It is classed as a Hybrid Poly., but is more really closely allied to the poly. pom. In commerce. (RNRS, The Rose Annual 1939)
Ploidy:
Tetraploid
Notes:
The Peter Beales Collection of Classic Roses 2000-2001 describes the color of the blooms as soft pink tinged yellow and says this rose was rediscovered by Mr. Huxley-Thomas.


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