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'Folklore' rose Description
'Folklore (Hybrid Tea, Kordes, 1977)' rose photo
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Orange blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: KORlore
Exhibition name: Folklore
Bred by Reimer Kordes (1922-1997) (Germany, 1967).
Introduced in Australia by Roy H. Rumsey Pty. Ltd. in 1978 as 'Folklore'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Orange, lighter reverse. [Orange, light yellow reverse.]  Strong orange, flushing from the base, reverse sweetcorn-yellow fading milky white..  Strong fragrance.  44 to 50 petals.  Average diameter 4.5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, exhibition, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed buds.  
Tall, bushy, upright.  Glossy foliage.  
Height of 8' (245 cm).  
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower, exhibition or garden.  Vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
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