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'Eureka ™' rose Description
'Eureka ™ (floribunda, Kordes 2002)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Paul Wilson
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
26 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Eureka ™
Exhibition name: Eureka ™
Origin:
Bred by Wilhelm Kordes III (1953 - 2016) (Germany, 2002).
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Apricot or apricot blend.  Moderate, spice fragrance.  30 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 3.25".  Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Upright, well-branched.  Glossy foliage.  
Height of 42" (105 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Heat tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 15,712  on  5 Apr 2005   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/691,234  on  21 Oct 2003
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