'Kirsten Poulsen' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Alf E. Andresen
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Medium red Floribunda.
Registration name: Kirsten Poulsen
Scarlet. Mild fragrance. Average diameter 2.75". Medium, single (4-8 petals), in large clusters bloom form. Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.
Upright. Light green, leathery foliage.
Height of 2' to 30" (60 to 75 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden. Vigorous. Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. . Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. 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. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..
Kirsten Poulsen was the daughter of Dines Poulsen.