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'Summer Palace ®' rose Description
'Summer Palace ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of brigitta jensen
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
11 favorite votes.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Floribunda.
Registration name: POUlcape
Origin:
Bred by L. Pernille Olesen (Denmark). Bred by Mogens Nyegaard Olesen (Denmark, 1997).
Introduced in Denmark by Poulsen Roser A/S in 1998 as 'Summer Palace'.
Class:
Floribunda.  Palace ® Collection.  
Bloom:
White, pink edges.  Mild fragrance.  Full (26-40 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 16" to 2' (40 to 60 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b 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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 10,730   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
According to the Canadian Plant Breeders' Rights Office, an application (No. 95-650) for POULcape was filed by Poulsen Roser ApS. Certificate No. 0525 was granted September 21, 1998.