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'Nashville ™' rose Description
'Candy Cover ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of brigitta jensen
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Pink blend Floribunda.
Exhibition name: Nashville ™
Bred by L. Pernille Olesen (Denmark, before 1991). Bred by Mogens Nyegaard Olesen (Denmark, before 1991).
Introduced in Denmark by Poulsen Roser A/S in 2001 as 'Christopher Columbus'.
Floribunda, Patio.  PatioHit ® Collection, Towne & Country ® Series.  
White and pink, stripes.  Strong fragrance.  Medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped, flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Short, bushy.  Dark green foliage.  
Height of 30" (75 cm).  Width of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  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.  
European Union - Patent No: 357  on  2 Aug 1996
Application No: 95/0607
Holder: Poulsen Roser ApS. Denomination approved: POULBICO.
United States - Patent No: PP 12,491  on  26 Mar 2002   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 09/274,684  on  24 Mar 1999
The present invention constitutes a new and distinct variety of shrub rose plant which originated from a controlled crossing between an unnamed seedling (non-patented) and unnamed seedling (non-patented).
Named for the quincentenary of Columbus' landfall.

Christopher Columbus (1451-1506)