'Newport™' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Conard-Pyle (Star Roses)
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Medium pink Shrub.Registration name: POUlmaExhibition name:
Shrub. Towne & Country ® Series.
Pink. Mild fragrance. Average diameter 3". Medium, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, old-fashioned, quartered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Spreading, thornless (or almost). Medium, glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 18" to 3' (45 to 90 cm). Width of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 10b. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, garden or ground cover. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
Canada - Patent No: 0557 on 7 Dec 1998
Application No: 96-7255
Applicant: Poulsen Roser ApS.
United States - Patent No: PP 9,261 on 29 Aug 1995 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/310,805 on 21 Sep 1994
Arena Rose Co.'s Catalog 2000
(aka 'Memory Bells', 'Waxwing') produces an abundance of old-fashioned blooms of medium pink... Parentage: Seedling x 'Rosenholm'...
Michael at Michael's Premier Roses describes this as an old garden rose look with 3-inch heavily petaled blooms...
The Roseraie at Bayfields says Waxwing is like a miniature 'English Miss' with clouds of little high-centered pink blooms...
According to Ludwigs Roses, Sean McCann was impressed with this rose when he saw it growing at their nursery and he suggested the name.