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'Martha's Vineyard' rose Description
'Martha's Vineyard' rose photo
Photo courtesy of A garden in the Salt Lake Valley foothills
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
36 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Deep pink Shrub.
Registration name: POUlans
Exhibition name: Martha's Vineyard
Origin:
Bred by L. Pernille Olesen (Denmark, before 1995). Bred by Mogens Nyegaard Olesen (Denmark, before 1995).
Introduced in Denmark by Poulsen Roser A/S in 1995 as 'Martha's Vineyard'.
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Deep pink.  None to mild fragrance.  14 to 26 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Small, double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).  Width of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4b through 10b.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 9,664  on  22 Oct 1996   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/414,531  on  31 Mar 1995
Shrub rose plant named Poulans
Pernille and Mogens Olesen, Fredensborg, Denmark
... cerise pink flowers... Parentage: two unnamed and undistributed seedlings... Recurrent... Bloom size: about 4.5 cm to about 5.5 cm... borne in sprays of about 3 to 9 blooms... Number of petals: 18 - 26... Some flower clusters include a terminal pink flower amid other flowers of general red coloration in a spray and that is typical of this variety... Fragrance: None... Not suitable for a cut flower, blooms last several days on plant... Petals drop off cleanly... Hips: not observed... Growth: Very vigorous; about 91 cm to about 122 cm in height and width at first season... Very resistant to blackspot, meldew and rust... Winter hardy in Denmark and Watsonville, California...
Notes:
Arena Rose Co.'s Catalog 2000 says Martha's Vineyard produces huge numbers of deep pink, slightly cupped blooms and is well-suited for use as a hedge plant or in an informal, wild setting...