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'Roxy Kordana' rose Description
'Roxy Kordana' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Shirley Hooper's Idaho Garden
HMF Ratings:
32 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium red Miniature.
Registration name: KORhomapo
Exhibition name: Roxy Kordana Mini Brite
Origin:
Bred by Wilhelm Kordes III (1953 - 2016) (Germany, circa 1995).
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Red.  None / no fragrance.  35 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 2.25".  Small to medium, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped, high-centered to flat, quartered, reflexed bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium, long, rounded buds.  
Habit:
Compact, upright, well-branched.  Small, glossy, leathery foliage.  5 leaflets.  
Height of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).  Width of up to 30" (up to 75 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 11,148  on  7 Dec 1999   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 09/046,392  on  23 Mar 1998
Wilhelm Kordes (Jan 1996)
Notes:
Jackson & Perkins Greenhouse Roses says Roxy Kordana has fiery-red cupped and quartered blooms.