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'Red Finesse' rose Description
'Rotilia ® (floribunda, Kordes 2000)' rose photo
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Medium red Floribunda.
Registration name: KORvillade
Exhibition name: Rotilia ®
Bred by Wilhelm Kordes III (1953 - 2016) (Germany, 1992).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2000 as 'Rotilia'.
Introduced in United States by Ashdown Roses Historic Archive in 2007 as 'Rotilia'.
Floribunda.  Vigorosa® Collection.  
Crimson.  Moderate, spice fragrance.  Average diameter 2".  Medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Small, pointed buds.  
Medium, bushy, compact, upright.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 2' (60 cm).  Width of 20" (50 cm).
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., very mildew 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.  
This variety has been decorated with awards (Gold- and Silver Medal) in international rose competitions.
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