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'Bolero' rose Description
'Bolero (climber, Olesen, 1998)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Maribel Blasco
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White, near white or white blend Large-Flowered Climber.
Bred by L. Pernille Olesen (Denmark, before 1990). Bred by Mogens Nyegaard Olesen (Denmark, before 1990).
Introduced in Denmark by Poulsen Roser A/S in 2000 as 'Bolero'.
Climber, Large-Flowered Climber.   (Series: Courtyard ® Collection)  
Blush, rose-pink stripes, cream stripes.  Flowers blush. Striped, old rose pink color, when fully and creamy white. open. Pink-red filaments.  Moderate, spice, wild rose fragrance.  12 to 14 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Bushy, climbing.  Large, glossy, dark green foliage.  

Height: 6'7" to 9'10" (200 to 300cm).  Width: up to 10' (up to 305cm).
USDA zone 7a and warmer.  Can be used for garden or pillar.  Vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, blackspot resistant, mildew resistant.  
Canada - Patent No: 1719  on  21 Jan 2004
Application No: 98-1299  on  27 Mar 1998
Rights surrendered on January 13, 2005.
Denomination: 'POULbota'
Previously Proposed Denomination: 'POULbo'
Trade name: Bolero
United States - Patent No: PP 12,683  on  11 Jun 2002   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 09/276,890  on  25 Mar 1999
Inventors: Olesen; L. Pernille (Fredensborg, DK-3480, DK), Olesen; Mogens N. (Fredensborg, DK-3480, DK)
The present invention constitutes a new and distinct variety of garden rose plant which originated from a controlled crossing between `Morning Jewel` (non-patented) and an unnamed seedling (non-patented). ....`POULbota` was selected by the inventors in the spring of 1990 has a single plant from the progeny of aforementioned by hybridization.
Arena Rose Co.'s Catalog says Bolero is one of the new Courtyard climbers -- a series in which the apical dominance of the terminal (end) bud has been reduced so that an abundance of lateral buds will form simultaneously. The creamy white, semi-double blooms are tinged with pink in cool weather...