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'Arena's Dream™' rose Description
'Arena's Dream™ (floribunda, Kordes 1998)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Jackson & Perkins (Wholesale)
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
6 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Light yellow Floribunda.
Registration name: KORdreweer
Origin:
Discovered by Herman Weerdenburg (Netherlands, 1996).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Wholesale) in 1998.
Class:
Floribunda, Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Light yellow.  Mild fragrance.  25 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 3.75".  Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium, long, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Upright, well-branched.  Large, leathery foliage.  5 leaflets.  
Height of up to 5½' (up to 165 cm).  Width of up to 42" (up to 105 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 11,355  on  18 Apr 2000   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 09/139,069  on  24 Aug 1998
Inventors: Herman Weerdenburg (De Kwakel, NL); Hette Spek (Boskoop, NL) Jan 1997. Assignee: Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. (Medford, OR)... Floribunda having pastel orange flower color; high flower production; excellent vas elife; good shipping qualities; and very vigorous growth habit... discovered as a single branch spontaneous flower color mutation on a rose plant of the variety KORmiller growing in a greenhouse in De Kwakel, Holland, which bore a pastel orange flower as compared to the pastel pink flowers of KORmiller...
Notes:
According to the Canadian Plant Breeders' Rights Office, an application (No. 98-1383) for KORdreweer was filed by Bear Creek Gardens, Inc.
Jackson & Perkins says Arena's Dream™ is a cream-colored sport of the well-known variety 'Dream'...