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Orange or orange-red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: KORcrisett,  KORcrisette
Bred by Wilhelm Kordes III (1953 - 2016) (Germany, circa 1993).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Wholesale) in 1994.
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Orange, red reverse.  Mild fragrance.  25 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium to large, very double, borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium, long, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Upright, well-branched.  Medium, dense, leathery foliage.  5 leaflets.  
Height of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).  Width of up to 3.5" (up to 9 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower.  
Australia - Application No: 1994/090  on  1994   VIEW PBR PATENT
United States - Patent No: PP 9,043  on  17 Jan 1995   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/241,500  on  12 May 1994
Wilhelm Kordes (Oct 1993)
Parentage information from US Patent for KORcrisette. According to the patent, the breeding objective was "to produce a new rose variety having the cut-flower production, excellent rose life and good flower form of the male parent combined with the good production of cut flowers and longer stem length of the female parent."