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'Colour Wonder' rose Description
'Königin der Rosen ®' rose photo
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Orange blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: KORbico
Exhibition name: Colour Wonder
Bred by Reimer Kordes (1922-1997) (Germany, 1964).
Introduced by Unknown (Australia) in 1965 as 'Queen of Roses'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Orange - coral-red, cream reverse.  Mild fragrance.  50 petals.  Large, very full (41+ petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Armed with thorns / prickles, bushy.  Glossy, bronze-green foliage.  
Height of up to 30" (up to 75 cm).  
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
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