'Athene' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.Exhibition name: Athena ®
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.