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'Pink Marina Kordana ®' rose Description
'KORmisso' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Jean Marion
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
5 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Deep pink Miniature.
Registration name: KORmisso
Origin:
Discovered by Wilhelm Kordes III (1953 - 2016) (Germany, 1995).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2005 as 'Pink Marina Kordana'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Deep pink.  Flowers strong pink.  None / no fragrance.  50 to 60 petals.  Average diameter 1.75".  Small, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat, high-centered to flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium, long, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Compact, upright, well-branched.  Small, glossy, leathery foliage.  5 leaflets.  
Height of 6.5" to 7" (16 to 18 cm).  Width of 5.5" to 6.5" (14 to 16 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for container rose or garden.  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 11,264  on  7 Mar 2000   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 073021  on  4 May 1998
Inventor: Wilhelm Kordes (Sparrieshoop, DE). Assignee: Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. (Medford, OR)... Miniature... this flower color mutation of the variety KORialie was discovered in a greenhouse in Sparrieshoop, Germany in the summer of 1995...
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Notes:
Jackson & Perkins Greenhouse Roses says Pink Marina Kordana has cerise pink blossoms that are a striking contrast to semi-glossy dark green foliage.