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'KORsicht' rose Description
'Blue River ® (hybrid tea, Kordes, 1984)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beatrice Lukas
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
26 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: KORsicht
Exhibition name: Blue River ®
Origin:
Bred by Reimer Kordes (1922-1997) (Germany, 1984).
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Lilac, fuchsia / magenta edges.  Strong fragrance.  35 petals.  Full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, upright.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  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.  
Patents:
New Zealand - Patent No: 477  on  18 Jul 1989
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