Else Poulson (Medium Shrub Rose)

else poulson in bloom
Name: Else Poulson
Height: 3-5′
Width/Spread: 3-4′
Light: Sun
Evergreen/Deciduous: SE
Seasonal Interest: Spring to frost
Color/Feature: Medium-large, semi-double light pink blossoms.
EarthKindTM: Floribunda
Maintenance: Needs excellent air circulation to reduce the incidence of disease. Prune back by 1/3 in late winter; remove spent blooms to encourage repeat blooms.
Botanical Name

& Comments:

Rosa ‘Else Poulson’
Introduced in 1924. Blooms have some fragrance. Small, 2″ – 3″ single, rose-pink flowers, each with approximately 10 petals. These flowers occur in clusters of 3-12 blooms each, on long stems, A vigorous grower. Good as the back of a border.


Learn about other water-wise roses for Lubbock County, courtesy of Lubbock Master Gardener Association.