'Poustinia' rose Description
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Apricot or apricot blend Floribunda.
Exhibition name: Poustinia
White or white blend. Strong fragrance. 30 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, full (26-40 petals), in large clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Thornless (or almost). Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 31" to 39" (80 to 100 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). 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.
Belgium - Patent No: 1599 on 15 Dec 1995
Louis Lens describes the blossom as having creamy white outer petals and yellow-apricot in the center.
Internal breeder code: 1011-91