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Deep yellow Floribunda.
Bred by L. Pernille Olesen (Denmark, 1995). Bred by Mogens Nyegaard Olesen (Denmark, 1995).
Introduced in Denmark by Poulsen Roser A/S in 2002 as 'Duke of Edinburgh Palace'.
Floribunda.   (Series: Palace ® Collection)  
Deep yellow.  Mild fragrance.  70 to 75 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Short, bushy, compact, upright.  Semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  5 leaflets.  

Height: 16" to 2' (40 to 60cm).  Width: up to 16" (up to 40cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden.  
United States - Patent No: PP 15,499  on  25 Jan 2005   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/738,153  on  16 Dec 2003
Inventors: Olesen; L. Pernille (Fredensborg, DK), Olesen; Mogens N. (Fredensborg, DK)
he present invention constitutes a new and distinct variety of garden rose plant which originated from a controlled crossing between the female parent, an unnamed plant, and the male parent `POULjoey`, described and illustrated in U.S. Plant Pat. No. 11,598 issued Oct. 24, 2000. The two parents were crossed during the summer of 1995