'H.C. Andersen' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Alberta Bell's Rose Garden
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Dark red Floribunda.Registration name: POUlanderExhibition name:
Dark red. Mild fragrance. Average diameter 2". Semi-double (9-16 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 2' to 5' (60 to 150 cm). Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 4b and warmer. 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.
Australia - Application No: 1990/131 on 12 Dec 1990 VIEW PBR PATENT
Synonym: POUlander. Applicant: Poulsen Roser ApS.
United States - Patent No: PP 6,265 on 30 Aug 1988 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/907,377 on 15 Sep 1986
Author Hans Christian Andersen was born on April 2, 1805. The International Reading Association in Newark, Delaware, has designated the day as International Children's Book Day.
Rose Barni says this rather dark red rose blooms in clusters of up to twenty flowers...