'Caribbean ™' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Jean Marion
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Apricot or apricot blend Grandiflora.Registration name: KORbiracExhibition name:
Orange, yellow reverse, light yellow undertones. Mild fragrance. 30 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Medium, long, pointed, ovoid buds.
Medium, leathery foliage. 5 to 7 leaflets.
Height of 4' to 6' (120 to 185 cm). Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. 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.
United States - Patent No: PP 8,592 on 15 Feb 1994 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/963,914 on 19 Oct 1992
Wilhelm Kordes (March 1992)
Per U. S. Patent No. PP 8592, the lineage should be listed as [Mercedes x unnamed seedling}