'Crystal Palace ®' rose Description
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Light pink Floribunda.Registration name: POUlrek
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.