'POUlman' rose Description
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Dark red. None to mild, mild fragrance. 30 to 35 petals. Average diameter 4.75". Large, double (17-25 petals), full (26-40 petals), high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, upright, well-branched. Medium, glossy, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 2' to 39" (60 to 100 cm). Width of 2' to 26" (60 to 65 cm).
USDA zone 4b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower. Heat tolerant. rain tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
Australia - Application No: 1987073422 on 26 May 1987 VIEW PBR PATENT
The present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of rose plant of the hybrid tea rose class, which was originated by the crossing as seed parent the rose known as 'Precious Platinum' and as pollen parent the rose 'Else Poulsen'. The denomination of this new rose is 'Ingrid Bergman.
New Zealand - Patent No: 386 on 1 Oct 1987
United States - Patent No: PP 6,264 on 30 Aug 1988 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 907373 on 15 Sep 1986
Inventors: Pernille and Mogens Olesen (Fredensborg, DK).... A new and distinct variety of rose plant of the hybrid tea rose class characterized particularly by very well formed flowers of Currant red to Cardinal red coloring having good form and which are long lasting on the plant ans as cut flowers... Parentage: 'Precious Platinum' x an unnamed unpatented rose... very winter hardy...
Pollen parent taken from the 1987 Australian Patent and shown there as 'Else Poulsen'.
United States 1988 Patent lists the pollen parent as "unknown seedling".
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