Website/Catalog (2000) Page(s) 114.
Floribunda, Korona, Kordes R., 1955
Book (Dec 1998) Page(s) 341. Includes photo(s).
Korona (KORnita, 'Orange Korona') Floribunda. Kordes (Germany) 1955. Parentage: 'Obergärtner Wiebicke' x 'Independence'... orange-scarlet blooms [ageing] to salmon-pink... up to that time the bright reds nearly all turned purple...
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 292.
Korona® Floribunda, orange-red, 1955, (KORnita); Kordes. Description.
Book (1993) Page(s) 173. Includes photo(s).
Floribunda. Kordes (Germany) 1955. ('Obergärtner Wiebicke' x 'Independence') Height: 90 cm (3 ft.) Light scent.
Website/Catalog (1958) Page(s) 30.
Hybrid Polyantha or Floribunda Roses. Korona (Kordes 1954) Very vivid large orange scarlet, semi-double blooms in clusters borne on extra vigorous tall growth. Gold Medal N.R.S. (Must not be confused with H.T. 'Korovo'). Semi-double. Extra tall.
Book (1956) Page(s) 31.
Harry H. Hazlewood. Some New Roses For 1956.
Korona (Kordes 1954). Unusually vivid orange scarlet, large semi-double shapely blooms in clusters borne above leathery foliage on extra vigorous growth. It is very free flowering but only slightly fragrant. Awarded a Gold Medal N.R.S. in 1954. Care must be taken not to confuse it with Hybrid Tea 'Korovo'.