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'Cape Cod' rose Description
'Jhb Garden Club' rose photo
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
26 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD.  
ARS:
Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: POUlfan
Exhibition name: Cape Cod
Origin:
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'.
Class:
Shrub.  Towne & Country ® Series.  
Bloom:
Light pink.  Mild fragrance.  5 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Single (4-8 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).  Width of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
Growing:
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).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 9,641   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
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.