'Cape Cod' rose Description
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Light pink Shrub.Registration name: POUlfanExhibition name:
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.
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...