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'Athena ®' rose Description
'Athena ® (hybrid tea, Kordes, 2002)' rose photo
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White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.
Exhibition name: Athena ®
Bred by Tim Hermann Kordes (Germany, 2002).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2014 as 'Athena'.
Introduced in Australia by Treloar Roses Pty Ltd in 2017 as 'Athene'.
Hybrid Tea.  Eleganza® Collection .  
Cream, light yellow shading, pink edges.  Mild fragrance.  55 to 60 petals.  Average diameter 4.25".  Large, very full (41+ petals), rounded, ruffled bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Bushy, upright.  Semi-glossy foliage.  5 leaflets.  
Height of up to 47" (up to 120 cm).  Width of up to 20" (up to 50 cm).
United States - Patent No: PP 28,540  on  24 Oct 2017   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 14/756,364  on  2 Sep 2015
`KORcripoco` is a seedling selection which resulted from the controlled pollination of an unnamed breeding line developed and owned by the same inventor, the seed parent, and Rosa hybrida `KORquelda` (U.S. Patent No. 17,048), the pollen parent, during the summer of 2002.