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'Cape Cod' rose Description
'Cape Cod' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Conard-Pyle (Star Roses)
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Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: POUlfan
Exhibition name: Cape Cod
Bred by L. Pernille Olesen (Denmark, 1991). Bred by Mogens Nyegaard Olesen (Denmark, 1991).
Introduced in Denmark by Poulsen Roser A/S as 'Cape Cod'.
Introduced in South Africa by Ludwig's Roses as 'Jhb Garden Club'.
Shrub.   (Series: Towne & Country ® Series)  
Light pink.  Mild fragrance.  5 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Single (4-8 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  

Height: 3' to 4' (90 to 120cm).  Width: 3' to 4' (90 to 120cm).
USDA zone 4b through 10b.  Can be used for ground cover.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Canada - Patent No: 0556  on  7 Dec 1998
Application No: 96-724  on  31 Mar 1995
Rights surrendered on December 5, 2005.
Denomination: 'POULfan'
Trade name: Cape Cod
United States - Patent No: PP 9,641  on  10 Sep 1996   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/414,533  on  31 Mar 1995
Inventors: Olesen; Pernille (Fredensborg, DK), Olesen; Mogens (Fredensborg, DK)
The present invention relates to a a new and distinct shrub rose variety which was originated by crossing as an unnamed and undistributed seedling of our creation as seed parent and `The Fairy` as pollen parent, respectively.
Arena Rose Co.'s Catalog 2000 says Cape Cod has clusters of single, pink blooms. It can be used quite successfully on a hillside or as an easy-care hedge. As for hardiness, Arena says it tolerates the cold winters of central Ohio...
Michael at Michael's Premier Roses describes this rose as a healthy, pretty soft pink single that blooms in large clusters...