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'Coretta Scott King' rose Description
'Coretta Scott King' rose photo
Photo courtesy of bluebuster77
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
12 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Orange blend Grandiflora.
Registration name: WEKstohoco
Exhibition name: Coretta Scott King
Origin:
Bred by Christian Bédard (United States, before 2010).
Introduced in United States by Edmunds' Roses in 2013 as 'Coretta Scott King'.
Class:
Grandiflora.  
Bloom:
Cream, coral edges.  Flowers creamy white, edged coral-orange.  Moderate fragrance.  20 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 3.25".  Medium to large, very double, borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Leafy sepals, long, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, upright.  Dark green foliage.  
Height of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm).  
Growing:
Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 26,818  on  14 Jun 2016   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/998,586  on  14 Nov 2013
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Grandiflora Rose. It has as its seed parent the variety known as ‘WEKcryland’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 11,384) and as its pollen parent the variety known as ‘WEKpaltlez’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 15,155)....The following description is of 3 to 4 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Pomona, Calif. in the month of November.
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