The Poet™

Type: Shrub

An English style shrub rose for those who want a smaller, more compact rose. Fully double 3 1/2" blooms (petals 40+) of deep primrose yellow with strong fragrance on a short, continual blooming somewhat spreading plant with very shiny deep green, holly-like foliage that provides a striking backdrop for the flowers. Perfect for the cottage garden or anywhere else.

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(Gallon Pot)

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Additional Info

Additional Info

Alternate Name(s) No
Specifc ARS Score No
Bloom Type Double
Breeder Code CLEpoetry
Characteristics Breeder, Fragrance, Pots
Specific Color Yellow
Country of Origin USA
Fragrance Very Fragrant
Hardiness Zone(s) 5 (-20° to -10°), 6 (-10° to 0°), 7 (0° to 10°), 8 (10° to 20°), 9 (20° to 30°), 10 (30° to 40°)
Patent # PPAF
Rebloom Continual Blooming
Shade Tolerant No
Approximate Size 3' x 3'
Year 2000


Customer Reviews (1)

Nice Compact RoseReview by Shawn from CA
The Poet is a slow grower but it's worth the wait, the blooms are very fragrant. The primrose yellow fades to a cream as the bloom ages. Very disease resistant and aphids don't seem to like them, I assume the glossy leaves have something to do with it. They look good with apricot colored roses or red daylilys in a vase, alyssum or candytuft make nice accompanying plants. (Posted on 3/24/2015)

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