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'Limona ®' rose Description
'Limona ® (hybrid tea, Kordes, 2005/16)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Maurice REYBAUD
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
Origin:
Bred by Wilhelm-Alexander Kordes (Germany, 2005).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2016 as 'Limona'.
Class:
Grandiflora.  Eleganza® Collection .  
Bloom:
Lemon-yellow, lighter outer petals.  None to mild, sweet fragrance.  up to 20 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Medium, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Bushy, rounded.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  
Height of up to 32" (up to 80 cm).  Width of up to 20" (up to 50 cm).
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 30,173  on  5 Feb 2019   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 15,731,760  on  31 Jul 2017
Inventors: Kordes; Wilhelm-Alexander (Klein Offenseth-Sparrieshoop, DE)
The new variety of Rosa hybrida Grandiflora Rose Plant of the present invention was created by during May 2005 at Offenseth-Sparrieshoop, Germany by artificial pollination wherein two parents were crossed which previously had been studied in the hope that they would contribute the desired characteristics. The female parent (i.e., seed parent) of the new variety was the `KORvanaber` variety (non-patented in the United States). The male parent (i.e., pollen parent) was the (unnamed seedling x `KORassenet`) variety (non-patented in the United States).
The parentage can be summarized as follows: `KORvanaber` x (unnamed seedling x `KORassenet`)
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