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'Sommerabend ®' rose Description
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Medium red Floribunda.
Registration name: KORmarec
Bred by W. Kordes & Sons (Germany, 1992).
Floribunda, Shrub.  
Dark red, white center.  None to mild fragrance.  6 to 8 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Medium, single (4-8 petals), in large clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Bushy, spreading.  Medium, glossy foliage.  

Height: up to 1' (up to 30cm).  Width: up to 32" (up to 80cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for garden or ground cover.  Disease susceptibility: 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.  
Australia - Patent No: AU1268P  on  31 Mar 1999
Application No: 1996/086  on  16 Apr 1996   VIEW PBR PATENT
(‘The Fairy’ x seedling of R. wichuriana) by ‘Interrob’ syn Robin Redbreast. Breeder: Wilhelm Kordes, Klein Offenseth-Sparrieshoop, Germany
First sold in Germany 1995
Germany - Patent  on  1991