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'Crystal Palace ®' rose Description
'Crystal Palace ® (floribunda, Poulsen, 1989)' rose photo
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Light pink Floribunda.
Registration name: POUlrek
Bred by L. Pernille Olesen (Denmark, 1989). Bred by Mogens Nyegaard Olesen (Denmark, 1989).
Introduced in Denmark by Poulsen Roser A/S in 1996 as 'Crystal Palace'.
Floribunda, Mini-Flora, Patio.  Palace ® Collection.  
Apricot or apricot blend.  Mild fragrance.  30 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 2.25".  Medium, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Medium, glossy, leathery foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  
Height of 2' to 30" (60 to 75 cm).  Width of 18" to 30" (45 to 75 cm).
USDA zone 4b and warmer.  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).  
European Union - Patent No: 303  on  2 Aug 1996
Application No: 19950433  on  25 Jul 1995
Holder: Poulsen Roser ApS. Denomination approved: POULREK.
First commercialisation in EU: 28/01/1994
United States - Patent No: PP 9,688  on  12 Nov 1996   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/588,820  on  19 Jan 1996
Named for the great glass hall at the 1851 London Exposition of Industry.