'The Duke of Edinburgh's Award Rose' Description
Photo courtesy of jedmar
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