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'Minna Kordes' rose References
Book  (2006)  Page(s) 153.  
 
World's fair (Minna Kordes) Floribunda. Rapid rebloom. Good fragrance. Short, spreading. Kordes, 1939. [provenance:] (Huntington) Renamed to commemorate the New York World's Fair of 1939-1940, where it was extensively planted. It is easy to imagine vast beds of this striking rose, deep crimson lit with scarlet as it ages; wide petals, semi-double, with golden stamens.
Book  (Apr 2001)  Page(s) 96.  
 
World's Fair ('Minna Kordes') Floribunda. W. Kordes' Söhne 1938/1939
Book  (2001)  Page(s) 93.  
 
World's Fair Floribunda, dark red, 1939. Not rated.
Book  (1957)  Page(s) 90.  
 
Minna Kordes, 1938, dark velvety, center dazzling red, glorious, double, 50cm
Book  (1953)  Page(s) 66.  
 
World's Fair - 28
Article (magazine)  (Feb 1952)  Page(s) 103.  
 
Minna Kordes ('World's Fair') a Seedling of 'Crimson Glory'; Floribunda; Kordes, 1938; 'Dance of Joy' x 'Crimson Glory'; Deep crimson.
Article (magazine)  (Dec 1951)  Page(s) 21.  
 
'Carillon' (1935) or 'World's Fair' (1938) may be credited with establishing the fashion for floribundas.
Book  (1948)  Page(s) pp. 96.  Includes photo(s).
 
World's Fair. Floribunda (Hybrid Polyantha)
Book  (1947)  Page(s) 259.  
 
World's Fair is the American name for Minna Kordes, which see.
Book  (1947)  Page(s) 194.  
 
Minna Kordes (Hybrid polyantha), known in U.S.A. as World's Fair, is a dwarf, semi-double, dark crimson rose bearing its flowers in clusters, and paling with age. Growth is vigorous, bushy and upright, with dark green foliage. Kordes 1938....Very fragrant. ...June-September. Hardy.
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