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'Garden Delight' rose Description
'Garden Fun' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
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Orange blend Floribunda.
Exhibition name: Gartenspaß ®
Bred by Tim Hermann Kordes (Germany, 2001).
Introduced in Australia by Treloar Roses as 'Garden Delight'.
Introduced in United States by Newflora™ LLC as 'Garden Delight'.
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2008 as 'Gartenspaß'.
Introduced in United Kingdom by Mattocks Roses / Notcutts in 2012 as 'Smiles'.
Orange blend, yellow undertones.  Moderate fragrance.  50 to 60 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Bushy, upright.  Semi-glossy, leathery foliage.  7 leaflets.  
Height of 4¼' to 4' 11" (130 to 150 cm).  Width of 30" to 33" (75 to 85 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  
United States - Patent No: PP 22,539  on  6 Mar 2012   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/925,239  on  14 Oct 2010
The new variety of rose plant of the present invention originated from a controlled crossing in a breeding program of two distinct parents during the spring of 2001. The crossing was between an unnamed seedling, and another unnamed seedling.
"Gartenspaß" (Gartenspass = Garden fun) is the name of a German gardening magazine.