'Wilhelm Kordes' rose Description
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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. Long, pointed buds.
Bushy, upright. Glossy, bronze-green, leathery foliage.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
Wilhelm Kordes, the grand old man of rose breeding, was born on March 30, 1891.