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'Enchantment' rose Description
'Queen Margrethe ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of brigitta jensen
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
47 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: POUlskov
Exhibition name: Queen Margrethe ™
Origin:
Bred by L. Pernille Olesen (Denmark, 1991). Bred by Mogens Nyegaard Olesen (Denmark, 1991).
Introduced in Denmark by Poulsen Roser A/S as 'Queen Margrethe'.
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 1995 as 'Queen Margrethe'.
Class:
Shrub.  Palace ® Collection.  
Bloom:
Light pink.  Mild, apple fragrance.  48 to 62 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, old-fashioned, quartered bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, compact, rounded, well-branched.  Small, glossy, medium green foliage.  3 to 5 leaflets.  
Height of 26" to 30" (65 to 75 cm).  Width of 30" to 35" (75 to 90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 9b.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Shade tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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.  
Patents:
European Union - Patent No: 304  on  2 Aug 1996
Application No: 19950434  on  2 Aug 1995
Holder: Poulsen Roser ApS. Denomination approved: POULSKOV.
First commercialisation in EU: March 12, 1991
Expiry of protection on September 1, 2016
 
New Zealand - Patent No: 873  on  29 Jun 1994
Application No: ROS410  on  28 Apr 1992
Trade Name: Enchantment.
 
United States - Patent No: PP 9,062  on  28 Feb 1995   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/195,769  on  10 Feb 1994
Notes:
Queen Margrethe II of Denmark was born on April 16, 1940.


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