'Calibra ®' rose Description
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Average rating: GOOD+.
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."