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'Flora Danica' rose Description
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Orange blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: POUlrim
Bred by L. Pernille Olesen (Denmark, 1989). Bred by Mogens Nyegaard Olesen (Denmark, 1989).
Introduced in Denmark by Poulsen Roser A/S as 'Flora Danica'.
Hybrid Tea.   (Series: Paramount ® Collection)  
Orange and apricot, deep pink outer petals, yellow reverse.  Strong, fruity fragrance.  30 to 55 petals.  Average diameter 4.75".  Medium to large, very full (41+ petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Bushy.  Large, glossy foliage.  

Height: 2' to 35" (60 to 90cm).  Width: 30" (75cm).
USDA zone 7b through 9b.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Canada - Patent No: 1171  on  17 May 2002
Application No: 98-1289  on  27 Mar 1998
Rights surrendered on June 7, 2011.
Denomination: 'POULrim'
Trade name: Flora Danica
European Union - Patent No: 306  on  2 Aug 1996
Application No: 19950436  on  2 Aug 1995
Holder: Poulsen Roser ApS. Denomination approved: POULRIM.
First commercialisation in EU: February 3, 1994
Expiry of protection on March 1, 2019.
United States - Patent No: PP 12,465  on  19 Mar 2002   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 09/277,236  on  26 Mar 1999
Inventors: Olesen; L. Pernille (DK-3480, Fredensborg, DK), Olesen; Mogens N. (DK-3480, Fredensborg, DK)
The present invention constitutes a new and distinct variety of a hybrid tea rose plant which originated from a controlled crossing between two unnamed, non-commercial, non-patented seedlings. ...`POULrim` was selected in spring, 1989 by the inventors as a single plant from the progeny of the aforementioned hybridization
Participated in the 1994 Monza Competition. (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli.)
Arena Rose Co.'s Catalog 2000 says Flora Danica (known as 'Spellbound' in the UK) has coppery-orange blooms...