'Pookah' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Rosaholic's Southern California Garden
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Light pink Polyantha.
Registration name: Pookah
Exhibition name: Pookah
Light pink, white center. None / no fragrance. Average diameter 1". Medium, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Short, compact. Medium, matte, medium green foliage. 7 leaflets.
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).
Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden.
The rose is easy to grow and roots easily. The blooms are generous once the plant matures in about a year or so, although the color is weather sensitive--high heat will lighten the pink significantly.
The name is dervied from a Celtic spirit who is both mischievous and benevolent--think of the invisible rabbit in the play 'Harvey,' or the movie with Jimmy Stewart. This is a rose absolutely crying to be planted for mass effect color.