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'Summer Romance ®' rose Description
'Rosengräfin Marie Henriette ®' rose photo
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Medium pink Floribunda.
Exhibition name: Summer Romance ®
Bred by Tim Hermann Kordes (Germany, 2003).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2013 as 'Rosengräfin Marie Henriette'.
Introduced in United States by Newflora™ LLC in 2014 as 'Summer Romance'.
Introduced in France by Globe Planter in 2015 as 'Madame de Maintenon'.
Introduced in Australia by Treloar Roses in 2017 as 'Summer Romance'.
Floribunda.  Parfuma® Collection.  
Rose-pink.  Strong, anise, apple, citrus, fruity, rose, spice fragrance.  up to 75 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), expanded , old-fashioned, quartered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Bushy, upright.  Semi-glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.  7 leaflets.  
Height of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).  Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
Disease susceptibility: very blackspot resistant., susceptible to Mildew.  
European Union - Application No: 2013/2210  on  22 Aug 2013
United States - Patent No: PP 25,993  on  20 Oct 2015   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/998,459  on  1 Nov 2013
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 summer of 2003. The crossing was between an un-named seedling, the seed parent, and another un-named seedling, the pollen parent by the same inventor.
Christened June 8, 2013 in Dolna Krupá, Slovakia in honour of Countess Marie Henriette Chotek, on occasion of her 150th year of birth. The patent states "bred from two un named seedlings".