'Escimo' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Mike Gleason's Rose Gardens
White, near white or white blend Floribunda.Registration name: KORcilmo
White or white blend. Mild fragrance. 30 to 35 petals. Average diameter 3". Medium, 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.
Thornless (or almost). Large foliage. 5 to 7 leaflets.
Height of 3' to 6' (90 to 185 cm). Width of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
Can be used for cut flower. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew.
Australia - Application No: 1994/093 on 1994 VIEW PBR PATENT
New Zealand - Patent No: 721 on 18 Sep 1992
United States - Patent No: PP 8,580 on 8 Feb 1994 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/964,522 on 19 Oct 1992
Wilhelm Kordes (March 1992). The plant patent describes this rose as a floribunda and discloses the parentage.
Parentage information from US Patent for this rose. According to the patent, the breeding objective was "to produce a new rose variety having high production and a good vase life." This rose has very high flower production in the greenhouse -- approximately 300 stems per square meter.