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'Kiss Me Kate ®' rose Description
'Kiss Me Kate ®' rose photo
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Bred by W. Kordes & Sons (Germany, 2005).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2016 as 'Kiss Me Kate'.
Introduced in Australia by Treloar Roses in 2019 as 'Kiss Me Kate'.
Climber.   (Series: Parfuma® Collection)  
Rose-pink, darker reverse.  Strong, green apple, lemon, myrrh, raspberry, sweet fragrance.  up to 90 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters, quartered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid, rounded buds.  
Climbing.  Medium green foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: up to 6'7" (up to 200cm).  
Australia - Patent  on  3 Dec 2019
Application No: 2019/247   VIEW PBR PATENT
Application No: 2019/247 Accepted: 03 Dec 2019
Applicant: W. Kordes' Sohne Rosenschulen GmbH & Co KG.
Agent: Midwood Roses Pty Ltd, Portland, VIC.
United States - Patent No: PP 30,810  on  20 Aug 2019   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 15/731,759  on  31 Jul 2017
Inventors: Kordes; Wilhelm-Alexander (Klein Offenseth-Sparrieshoop, DE)
The new variety of Rosa hybrida Climbing Rose Plant of the present invention was created by during May 2005 at Klein Offenseth-Sparrieshoop, Germany by artificial pollination wherein two parents were crossed which previously had been studied in the hope that they would contribute the desired characteristics. The female parent (i.e., seed parent) of the new variety was the `DELeri` variety (non-patented in the United States). The male parent (i.e., pollen parent) was the (`KORgosumu`x`KORvanaber`) variety (non-patented in the United States).
Christened July 2, 2016 in Heilbronn.
Kiss Me Kate