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'Cape Cod' rose Description
'Cape Cod' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Dr. Leda Horticulture
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Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: POUlfan
Exhibition name: Cape Cod
Bred by L. Pernille Olesen (Denmark, 1991). Bred by Mogens Nyegaard Olesen (Denmark, 1991).
Introduced in Denmark by Poulsen Roser A/S as 'Cape Cod'.
Shrub.  Towne & Country ® Series.  
Light pink.  Mild fragrance.  5 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Single (4-8 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).  Width of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 10b.  Can be used for ground cover.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
United States - Patent No: PP 9,641   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Arena Rose Co.'s Catalog 2000 says Cape Cod has clusters of single, pink blooms. It can be used quite successfully on a hillside or as an easy-care hedge. As for hardiness, Arena says it tolerates the cold winters of central Ohio...
Michael at Michael's Premier Roses describes this rose as a healthy, pretty soft pink single that blooms in large clusters...
According to the Canadian Plant Breeders' Rights Office, an application (No. 96-724) for POULfan was filed by Poulsen Roser ApS. Certificate No. 0556 was granted December 7, 1998.