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'The Scotsman™' rose Description
'The Scotsman™ (hybrid tea, Olesen, 2000)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Karin Schade
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
17 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: POUlscots
Origin:
Bred by L. Pernille Olesen (Denmark, 2001). Bred by Mogens Nyegaard Olesen (Denmark, 2001).
Introduced in Denmark by Poulsen Roser A/S as 'The Scotsman'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  Paramount ® Collection.  
Bloom:
Mauve or purple blend.  Moderate, spice fragrance.  25 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Bushy, upright.  Leathery foliage.  
Height of 5' to 6' 8" (150 to 205 cm).  Width of 40" to 4' 2" (100 to 125 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 13,293  on  3 Dec 2002   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 774821  on  30 Jan 2001
Patent application notes average resistance to mildew, rust, blackspot and botrytis under normal growing conditions in Denmark and Germany.
Notes:
Cants of Colchester say the unusual colour of this rose is ideal for a rose named for The Scotsman newspaper... large blooms that are a distinct lilac blue...