Rose (Rosa 'Else Poulsen') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Else Poulsen'
'Joan Anderson'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: semi-double: 8-15 petals
Rose bloom color: Medium pink
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Extra Color Info: Medium pink, with darker reverse
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Poulsen Roser A/S, 1924
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6 and warmer
Awards: Earth-Kind Rose

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Plant Height: 3-5 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Orleans Rose x Verschuren Red Star
Child plants: 7 child plants

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Comments:
Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 10, 2013 10:43 PM

Noted by Antique Rose Emporium:
" 'Else Poulsen' is a compact rose attaining a best kept height of four feet. The single, rose pink flowers occur often in clusters throughout the growing season.This rose performs very well in containers. Qualities like disease resistance and garden performance has earned this rose the status of EarthKind™. Of the four Poulsen roses bred by the Danish Poulsen brothers, Else (pink) and Kirsten (red) have proven to be the most popular."

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