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'KORmiller' rose Description
'KORmiller' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Maya Polscher
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
9 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Pink blend, light pink Floribunda.
Registration name: KORmiller
Exhibition name: Dream ®
Origin:
Bred by Wilhelm Kordes III (1953 - 2016) (Germany, before 1996).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 1997.
Introduced in United States by Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. in 2000.
Class:
Floribunda, Florists Rose.  
Bloom:
Light pink. [Pink and apricot, salmon-pink shading.]  Mild fragrance.  25 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Medium, medium to large, very double, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium, long, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Thornless (or almost), upright, well-branched.  Large, leathery foliage.  5 leaflets.  
Height of 5½' (165 cm).  Width of 42" (105 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower.  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 1996/076  on  1996   VIEW PBR PATENT
 
United States - Patent No: PP 11,269  on  7 Mar 2000   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 985371  on  4 Dec 1997
Inventor: Wilhelm Kordes (Sparrieshoop, DE) Jan 1996. Assignee: Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. (Medford, OR). Floribunda rose plant having high production of long vase life cut roses of pastel pink flower color on strong, straight stems with few thorns. Parentage: Seedling (Pink) x Seedling (Pink).
Notes:
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