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'Honeymoon ™' rose Description
'Honeymoon ™ (climber, Kordes, 2002/12)' rose photo
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White, near white or white blend Large-Flowered Climber.
Exhibition name: Honeymoon ™
Bred by Tim Hermann Kordes (Germany, 2002).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2013 as 'Vanilla'.
Introduced in United States by Newflora™ LLC in 2015 as 'Honeymoon'.
Climber.  Arborose® Collection.  
White, light pink center.  Mild fragrance.  up to 50 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Arching, climbing.  Semi-glossy foliage.  7 leaflets.  
Height of 6' 7" to 7' 10" (200 to 240 cm).  Width of 32" to 35" (80 to 90 cm).
Disease susceptibility: blackspot resistant.  
United States - Patent No: PP 26,166  on  1 Dec 2015   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/987,681  on  20 Aug 2013
The new variety of rose plant of the present invention originated from a controlled crossing in a breeding program of two distinct parents during the summer of 2002. The crossing was between an un-named seedling, the seed parent, and another un-named seedling, the pollen parent by the same inventor.