'Afternoon Delight' rose Description
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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.
Medium, bushy, dense, upright. Medium, dark green, dense foliage.
Height: up to 28" (up to 70cm). Width: 2' (60cm).
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.
Australia - Patent No: AU3822P on 26 Jun 2009
Application No: 2006/104 on 8 May 2006 VIEW PBR PATENT
seed parent unnamed seedling (Roseromatica x Heckenfeuer), crossed with pollen parent ‘Taneitber’ in May 1993..... ‘Kormamtiza’, was selected for further testing until 2002, and first sales were made in 2003.
First sold in Germany in Nov 2003.
European Union - Patent on 2003
Germany - Patent on 2002
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.