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'Laguna ®' rose Description
'Laguna ® (Large Flowered Climber, Kordes 1994)' rose photo
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Deep pink Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: KORadigel
Exhibition name: Laguna ®
Bred by Tim Hermann Kordes (Germany, 1994).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2004.
Introduced in United States by Wayside Gardens in 2008 as 'Laguna'.
Climber, Large-Flowered Climber.  
Deep pink.  Strong, fruity, spice fragrance.  45 to 55 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, climbing, upright.  Medium, glossy, dark green, dense foliage.  7 leaflets.  

Height: up to 8'2" (up to 250cm).  Width: 39" (100cm).
USDA zone 5b through 9b.  Can be used for cut flower, garden or pillar.  Vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very blackspot resistant., very mildew resistant.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  Remove unproductive wood every third year or so.  
United States - Patent No: PP 16,936  on  1 Aug 2006   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/071,748  on  2 Mar 2005
Inventors: Kordes; Tim-Hermann (Offenseth-Sparrieshoop, DE)
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 1994. The crossing was between an un-named seedling and an un-named seedling.....The new rose plant may be distinguished from its seed parent, an un-named seedling whose parents were La Sevillana and Sympathie,