'Kirsten Poulsen' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Alf E. Andresen
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Medium red Floribunda.
Registration name: Kirsten Poulsen
Floribunda, Hybrid Polyantha.
Scarlet. Mild fragrance. Average diameter 2.5". Medium, single (4-8 petals), in large clusters bloom form. Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.
Upright, well-branched. Light green, leathery foliage.
Height: 2' to 4' (60 to 120cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden. Vigorous. Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. . Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. 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. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..
Kirsten Poulsen was the daughter of Dines Poulsen.