'Bewitched' rose Description
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Deep pink Floribunda.Registration name: POUlbella
Floribunda. Castle ® Collection, National Parks ® Collection.
Deep pink. Mild, fruity fragrance. 35 to 40 petals. Average diameter 2.5". Medium, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Small, pointed buds.
Glossy, dark green foliage. 5 leaflets.
Height of up to 47" (up to 120 cm). Width of up to 39" (up to 100 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. 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: 439 on 2 Aug 1996
Application No: 19950439 on Aug 1995
Holder: Poulsen Roser ApS. Denomination approved: POULBELLA.
First commercialisation in EU: February 3, 1994
Expiry of protection on March 1, 2019.
United States - Patent No: PP 12,904 on 3 Sep 2002 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 09/259,368 on 26 Feb 1999
According to the Canadian Plant Breeders' Rights Office, an application (No. 98-1277) for POULbella was filed by Poulsen Roser ApS.
Pollen parent could also be Unknown X 'Bella Rosa' (see Members' comments).