'Karen Blixen ™' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: POUlariExhibition name:
Karen Blixen ™
White or white blend. Mild, fruity fragrance. 41 to 70 petals. Average diameter 5.5". Large, very double bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Large, pointed buds.
Bushy. Large, glossy foliage. 3 to 5 leaflets.
Height of 35" to 5' (90 to 150 cm). Width of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 7b through 10b. 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
Australia - Patent on 13 Dec 1996
Application No: 96/278 VIEW PBR PATENT
Australia - Application No: 1996/278 on 1996 VIEW PBR PATENT
European Union - Patent No: 314 on 1 Aug 1996
Application No: 19950444 on 2 Aug 1995
Holder: Poulsen Roser ApS. Denomination approved: POULARI.
First commercialisation in EU: 27/01/1993
Expiry of protection on February 1, 2018.
United States - Patent No: PP 9,274 on 5 Sep 1995 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/310,713 on 21 Sep 1995
Arena Rose Co.'s Catalog
says this a rose that has it all -- pure white color, superb form and a delightful fragrance. This rose commemorates the famous author of Out of Africa
Fryer's Roses says Silver Anniversary is a new, scented, pure white Hybrid Tea...
Gwen Powell grows 'Karen Blixen' in her Los Angeles area garden and says it has very long stems, is disease resistant, has perfectly formed buds and flowers, and lasts very well as a cut flower.
Lisbet Matz grows 'Karen Blixen' in her organic garden in Copenhagen and says this rose grows better there than a lot of once-blooming varieties.
According to the Canadian Plant Breeders' Rights Office, an application (No. 96-723) for POULari was filed by Poulsen Roser ApS.
US PP 9,274 is for Poulart (not Poulari), but describes a white rose.