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'Frisco ®' rose Description
'Frisco ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Dave Bang
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Medium yellow Floribunda.
Registration name: KORflapei
Exhibition name: Frisco ®
Bred by Reimer Kordes (1922-1997) (Germany, 1986).
Floribunda, Florists Rose, Patio.  
Yellow.  Mild fragrance.  35 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Thornless (or almost), upright.  
Height of up to 16" (up to 40 cm).  
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew.  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.  
United States - Patent No: PP 6,695  on  28 Mar 1989   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: US1987000097583  on  16 Sep 1987
Inventor: Reimer Kordes (Klein Offenseth, DE). Assignee: Jackson & Perkins Company (Medford, OR). A floribunda having an extremely long vase life for the buds and bright yellow flowers... In the US Patent, parentage is listed as Seedling x 'Champagne' (USPP005411).
Jackson & Perkins Greenhouse Roses says Frisco is the standard yellow sweetheart on the market. It is known worldwide for its incredible production and outstanding vase life.

Some difference of opinion about parentage, see Patent Information.