'Limona ®' rose Description
Photo courtesy of RosTom
Light yellow Hybrid Tea.Registration name: KORsulas
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.
Light yellow. Flowers cream yellow. Moderate, anise, sweet fragrance. 30 to 35 petals. Average diameter 4.5". Large, very double, borne mostly solitary, high-centered, scalloped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Medium, long, pointed, ovoid buds.
Upright, well-branched. Large, matte foliage. 5 leaflets.
Height of 6' (185 cm). Width of 4' (120 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew. 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.
Australia - Application No: 1997/203 on 1997 VIEW PBR PATENT
European Union - Application No: 96/0692 on 21 Jun 1996
Breeder: Kordes. Proposed denomination: KORSULAS.
United States - Patent No: PP 11,393 on 30 May 2000 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 09/161,118 on 25 Sep 1998
Inventor: Wilhelm Kordes (Sparrieshoop, DE) 1996. Assignee: Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. (Medford, OR)... Hybrid tea rose plant having long stems; novel, greenish-yellow flower color in the bud; good vase life; moderate to strong fragrance; and good cut flower production... originated by crossing two unnamed seedlings -- (('Tamara' x ('Mabella' x 'Goldy')) x (('Champagne' x 'Kabuki') x ('Sunbeam' x 'Evergold'))... bred and evaluated as a greenhouse cut flower rose...
Tamara (floribunda, Kordes, 1990) × [
Goldy (hybrid tea, Kordes, 1981)]|
Champagne (floribunda, Kordes, 1982) ×
Kabuki ® (hybrid tea, Meilland, 1967)] × [
Sunbeam ® (Hybrid Tea, Kordes, 1987) ×
Evergold (climber, Kordes, 1966)]|
Jackson & Perkins Greenhouse site says Limonahas unique cream and green buds that open to large, exquisite, cream and yellow blooms...