'Cathrine Kordes' rose Description
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Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Cathrine Kordes
Dark red. Moderate fragrance. Average diameter 4". Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Upright. Dark green, dense foliage.
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Vigorous. 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.
The seed parent was often shown as ‘Mme. Caroline Testout’ x ‘Willowmere’, which was eventually named 'Superb'.