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'Folklore' rose Description
'Folklore (Hybrid Tea, Kordes, 1977)' rose photo
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HMF Ratings:
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Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Orange blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: KORlore
Exhibition name: Folklore
Origin:
Bred by Reimer Kordes (1922-1997) (Germany, 1967).
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Orange, lighter reverse. [Orange, light yellow reverse.]  Strong orange, flushing from the base, reverse sweetcorn-yellow fading milky white..  Strong fragrance.  44 to 50 petals.  Average diameter 4.5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, exhibition, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed buds.  
Habit:
Tall, bushy, upright.  Glossy foliage.  
Height of 8' (245 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower, exhibition or garden.  Vigorous.  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) .  
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