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'Kiss ®' rose Description
'Kiss ® (floribunda, Kordes 1988)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Thor29
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
6 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Orange-pink Floribunda.
Registration name: KORokis
Origin:
Bred by W. Kordes & Sons (Germany, 1988).
Class:
Floribunda, Florists Rose.  
Bloom:
Salmon-pink.  Mild fragrance.  Small, double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Short.  
Height of 18" (45 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Vigorous.  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:
Australia - Application No: 1989/132  on  8 Dec 1989   VIEW PBR PATENT
Synonym: Rose Kiss. Applicant: W. Kordes' Sohne.
Notes:
According to the Canadian Plant Breeders' Rights Office, an application (No. 92-127) for KORokis was filed by Bear Creek Gardens, Inc.