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'Floral Fairy Tale' rose Description
'Floral Fairy Tale' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rosenuts
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
70 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Floribunda.
Registration name: KORmamtiza
Exhibition name: Cervia®,  Sangerhäuser Jubiläumsrose ®
Origin:
Bred by W. Kordes & Sons (Germany, 1993).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2003 as 'Sangerhausen Jubilee'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Apricot and pink.  Soft apricot fading to pink upper.  Moderate, sweet fragrance.  Average diameter 2.75".  Medium, full (26-40 petals), in bundles, cluster-flowered, cupped, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, dense, upright.  Medium, dark green, dense foliage.  
Height of up to 28" (up to 70 cm).  Width of 2' (60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, very blackspot resistant..  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  
Patents:
Australia - Patent  on  21 Jul 2006
Application No: 2006/104  on  2006   VIEW PBR PATENT
Notes:
Very profuse floribunda with compact growth habit and large and fully doubled flowers, qualities which every rosarian values most. This rose was dedicated to the Europa-Rosarium Sangerhausen for its centenary.
Awards: This variety has been decorated with awards (Silver Medal) in international rose competitions.