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'Pookah' rose Description
'Pookah' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rupert, Kim L.
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Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
Light pink Polyantha.
Registration name: Pookah
Exhibition name: Pookah
Bred by James Delahanty (United States, 2009).
Introduced in United States by Burlington Rose Nursery in 2009 as 'Pookah'.
Light pink, white center.  None / no fragrance.  Average diameter 1".  Medium, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Short, compact.  Medium, matte, medium green foliage.  7 leaflets.  
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).  
Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden.  
Breeder's notes:
The rose is easy to grow and roots easily. The blooms are generous once the plant matures in about a year or so, although the color is weather sensitive--high heat will lighten the pink significantly.

The name is dervied from a Celtic spirit who is both mischievous and benevolent--think of the invisible rabbit in the play 'Harvey,' or the movie with Jimmy Stewart. This is a rose absolutely crying to be planted for mass effect color.
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