'Friesia' rose References
Book (2008) Page(s) 63-64. Includes photo(s).
Reimer Kordes, 'Friesia ®' (1973)....one of the most successful floribundas...a relatively healthy yellow rose. Blooms early in summer and surprises through her pleasant fragrance....60 cm.
Website / Catalog (31 Dec 1998) Page(s) 55. Includes photo(s).
Website / Catalog (23 Oct 1998) Page(s) 15. Includes photo(s).
Website / Catalog (Jun 1998) Page(s) 74. Includes photo(s).
Book (Jul 1996) Page(s) 44. Includes photo(s).
Korresia Cluster-flowered bush (Floribunda) Kordes (Germany) 1974 ('Friesia', 'Sunsprite') Description.
Book (1996) Page(s) 49.
KORresia ('Friesia', 'Sunsprite') Cluster-flowered (Floribunda) bush. Description. Flowers: bright yellow, double, with waved petals. Parentage: 'Friedrich Wörlein' x 'Spanish Sun'. Kordes (Germany) 1974
Book (1996) Page(s) 104. Includes photo(s).
Friesia ('Sunsprite', KORresia) Cluster-flowered floribunda bush... bright yellow colour... good bedding habit... 'Sunsprite' is [the name] used in the US, and 'Friesia' in many countries, but in Britain the growers obey a horticultural rule that a rose name should not carry the name of another type of flowers. The only floribunda to receive the Gamble Award for fragrance. Kordes 1974
Book (1995) Page(s) 77-79. Includes photo(s).
Korresia ... one could say that 'Korresia' is the culmination of some eighty or so years' work by hybridists world-wide, attempting to produce a bright yellow, healthy, scented, unfading floribunda with a good constitution...
Book (1994) Page(s) 125.
Korresia [One of Sean McCann's favorite Floribundas.] Description... the bright yellow is unfading... fragrant.. disease resistant and widely grown in Britain...
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 184. Includes photo(s).
Friesia Cluster-flowered. reimer Kordes 1977. Description... one of the outstanding yellow roses anywhere... Friesia (Friesland) is a province of the Low Countries, famous for dairying. This was one of the first roses to be given a 'codename'. Parentage: Unnamed seedling x 'Spanish Sun'