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'Korona' rose Description
'Korona (floribunda, Kordes, 1953)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of David Giroux
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
28 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Orange or orange-red Floribunda.
Registration name: KORnita
Exhibition name: Korona
Origin:
Bred by Reimer Kordes (1922-1997) (Germany, before 1953).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 1955 as 'Korona'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1956 as 'Korona'.
Introduced in United States by Wayside Gardens in 1959 as 'Korona'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Orange - scarlet, ages to salmon-pink .  Mild fragrance.  20 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), in large clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Upright, well-branched.  Large, semi-glossy, light green foliage.  
Height of 32" to 39" (80 to 100 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  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.  
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