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'Sweet Cover ®' rose Description
'Sweet Cover ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Eva L.
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
26 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium pink Shrub.
Registration name: POUlweeto
Origin:
Bred by L. Pernille Olesen (Denmark, 1992). Bred by Mogens Nyegaard Olesen (Denmark, 1992).
Introduced in Denmark by Poulsen Roser A/S as 'Sweet Cover'.
Class:
Floribunda, Shrub.  Towne & Country ® Series.  
Bloom:
Pink. [Light pink.]  Mild, fruity, wild rose fragrance.  10 to 15 petals.  Average diameter 1.75".  Small, small to medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), semi-double to double, cluster-flowered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season, occasional repeat later in the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, spreading.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 31" to 3' (80 to 90 cm).  Width of 30" (75 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 12,125  on  9 Oct 2001   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 09/273,166  on  19 Mar 1999
Shrub rose plant named POULweeto
L. Pernille and Mogens N. Olesen, Fredensborg, Denmark
Parentage: Seedling x Seedling
... abundant, pink flowers and attractive, disease resistant foliage, making this variety excellent for use in landscapes... selected in the Spring of 1992 by the inventors ... Size of opne bloom: 35-45 mm... Petalage: Semi-double, 10-15 petals... Blooming habit: Continuous... Light fruity fragrance. Stipitate glands on pedicels have strong fragrance of clove when touched... As a cut flower 3 to 5 days. The blooms have a duration on the plant of approximately 4 to 6 days... Hips: None observed... When grown as a budded field grown plant on Rosa multiflora understock the average height of the plant itself is 80 cm and the average width is 75 cm... Above average resistance to mildew, black spot, and Botrytis under normal growing conditions in Jackson County, Oregon... cold hardy in Fredensborg, Denmark and in Jackson County, Oregon...
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