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'Enchantment' rose Description
'Königin Margrethe' rose photo
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Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: POUlskov
Exhibition name: Queen Margrethe ™
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'.
Shrub.  Palace ® Collection.  
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.  
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).
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.  
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
Queen Margrethe II of Denmark was born on April 16, 1940.

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