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'Wilhelm Kordes' rose Description
'Wilhelm Kordes (pernetiana, Kordes, 1922)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of CybeRose
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
6 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Orange-pink Hybrid Tea.
Origin:
Bred by Wilhelm J.H. Kordes II (1891-1976) (Germany, before 1922).
Introduced in France by Grandes Roseraies du Val de la Loire in 1922 as 'Wilhelm Kordes'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1924 as 'Wilhelm Kordes'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea, Pernetiana.  
Bloom:
Red, brown shading, orange-red edges, golden-yellow undertones, ages to golden-yellow .  Strong, apple fragrance.  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, upright.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Notes:
Wilhelm Kordes, the grand old man of rose breeding, was born on March 30, 1891.
 
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