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'Martha's Vineyard' rose Description
'Martha's Vineyard' rose photo
Photo courtesy of A garden in the Salt Lake Valley foothills
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Deep pink Shrub.
Registration name: POUlans
Exhibition name: Martha's Vineyard
Bred by L. Pernille Olesen (Denmark, before 1995). Bred by Mogens Nyegaard Olesen (Denmark, before 1995).
Introduced in Denmark by Poulsen Roser A/S in 1995 as 'Martha's Vineyard'.
Deep pink.  None to mild fragrance.  14 to 26 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Small, double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).  Width of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 10b.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
United States - Patent No: PP 9,664  on  22 Oct 1996   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/414,531  on  31 Mar 1995
Shrub rose plant named Poulans
Pernille and Mogens Olesen, Fredensborg, Denmark
... cerise pink flowers... Parentage: two unnamed and undistributed seedlings... Recurrent... Bloom size: about 4.5 cm to about 5.5 cm... borne in sprays of about 3 to 9 blooms... Number of petals: 18 - 26... Some flower clusters include a terminal pink flower amid other flowers of general red coloration in a spray and that is typical of this variety... Fragrance: None... Not suitable for a cut flower, blooms last several days on plant... Petals drop off cleanly... Hips: not observed... Growth: Very vigorous; about 91 cm to about 122 cm in height and width at first season... Very resistant to blackspot, meldew and rust... Winter hardy in Denmark and Watsonville, California...
Arena Rose Co.'s Catalog 2000 says Martha's Vineyard produces huge numbers of deep pink, slightly cupped blooms and is well-suited for use as a hedge plant or in an informal, wild setting...